Teenager arrested after 16-year-old stabbed in Leeds

Police at scene of incident outside the Yorkshire Bank in Harehills lane.  10 February 2017.  Picture Bruce Rollinson
Police at scene of incident outside the Yorkshire Bank in Harehills lane. 10 February 2017. Picture Bruce Rollinson

A teenager has been arrested following the stabbing of a 16-year-old boy in Harehills.

The victim suffered a knife wound and has been taken to hospital for urgent treatment after the incident on Harehills Lane.

Police at scene of incident outside the Yorkshire Bank in Harehills lane.  10 February 2017.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Police at scene of incident outside the Yorkshire Bank in Harehills lane. 10 February 2017. Picture Bruce Rollinson

UPDATE: The boy has died in hospital and a murder investigation has been launched. More HERE: Murder investigation launched as boy dies

Police attended the scene of the assault at 3.42pm today.

Another boy, 15, has now been detained in connection with the incident.

Harehills Lane is shut between Compton Road and Ashley Road due to the incident. Enquiries are ongoing.

Police at scene of incident outside the Yorkshire Bank in Harehills lane.  10 February 2017.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Police at scene of incident outside the Yorkshire Bank in Harehills lane. 10 February 2017. Picture Bruce Rollinson

Police at scene of incident outside the Yorkshire Bank in Harehills lane.  10 February 2017.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Police at scene of incident outside the Yorkshire Bank in Harehills lane. 10 February 2017. Picture Bruce Rollinson

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