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Teen injured in Huddersfield quarry fall

A teenage boy has been rescued by an RAF helicopter after falling down a rock face at a quarry in Huddersfield.

The 14-year-old was found stranded on the 100ft (30.4m) high cliff face at Lindley at about 21:00 BST on Saturday.

He had fallen about 40ft (12.2m) and a search and rescue helicopter from RAF Leconfield in East Yorkshire was called to lift him from the cliff face.

The teenager is being treated for severe spinal injuries at Sheffield Children's Hospital.

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