Appeal after man stabbed in arm in Leeds LATEST

Police

Police

0
Have your say

A MAN had to be taken to hospital for treatment after he was repeatedly stabbed in the arm during an argument at a house in Leeds.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident, which took place at around 5pm on Friday (June 12) and are appealing for information following the disturbance.

The victim was at an address in Cottingley Drive, Beeston when a man an woman arrived and an argument started.

The man then produced a knife and attacked the 35-year-old victim, causing serious cuts to his right arm.

He was taken to hospital for treatment and was later released.

Armed officers from West Yorkshire Police were deployed to the area, but were unable to locate the suspects.

Detectives have now issued descriptions of the pair in an attempt to track them down.

The man is described as black, in his mid-twenties and was wearing a blue Adidas tracksuit.

Police said the woman is described as white and is thought to be around a similar age to the male suspect. She is said to have reddish-brown hair.

The female suspect was believed to be wearing a black top and black leggings.

In response to the incident, Acting Detective Inspector Claudine Binns, of Leeds District CID, said: “We are following up a number of leads in relation to this incident, but we would like to hear from anyone who witnessed anything suspicious in the area around the above time to come forward.”

Anyone with information about what happened is asked to contact DC 2043 Houghton at Leeds District CID on 101.

Information can also be passed to the charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

Police on patrol in Albion Street, Leeds. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Double trouble: Police want to slash 2-for-1 booze offers to help cut Leeds city centre crime