Hammerton Road station

I was shocked this week when I was told the Hammerton Road Police Station had closed.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 6th May 2016, 6:29 am
Updated Friday, 6th May 2016, 7:30 am
Hammerton Road Police |Station

The Yorkshire Ripper was taken there when he was arrested in a car with one of his victims.

The car he was in had false number plates. When he was in the station he used the gents and when he came out a police officer went in to search the toilet and found a hammer and a screwdriver in the cisterns above the toilet.

That sealed his fate and was the evidence that convicted a serial killer.

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