15-year-old boy taken to hospital after being stabbed in Leeds

A 15-year-old boy has been taken to hospital after being stabbed in Leeds.

Tuesday, 7th July 2020, 11:32 am

Police were called to Dewsbury Road, Beeston, at 7.43pm on Monday, July 6.

The victim reported being in the Park Side Shop convenience store next to Cross Flatts Park when he was stabbed during an altercation with another male.

He was taken to hospital for treatment to injuries that are not considered life threatening.

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A 15-year-old boy was reportedly stabbed in the Park Side Shop convenience store next to Cross Flatts Park (Photo: Google)

Detectives are investigating the incident and have made an appeal for witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Leeds District CID via 101 quoting crime reference 13200338533 or online via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechatThe local neighbourhood policing team is patrolling the area to provide reassurance to residents.

It is the second stabbing reported in Leeds on Monday, following an unconnected attack in Halton Moor which left a man with serious injuries.