15-year-old charged with attempted murder after Leeds stabbing

The incident took place in Armley

By Joe Urquhart
Saturday, 16th May 2020, 3:53 pm
Updated Saturday, 16th May 2020, 6:02 pm

A 15-year-old male has been charged with attempted murder after a man was stabbed during an incident in Leeds.

He appeared before Leeds Magistrates this morning, May 16, and has been remanded until June 12.

Police were called to an incident in Whingate, Armley on Thursday, May 14 where a 32-year-old man had been stabbed in the street.

15-year-old charged with attempted murder.

He was taken to hospital with serious injuries but remains in a stable condition with his injuries not believed to be life threatening.

An 11-year-old male and 16-year-old male have been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Detective Inspector James Entwistle, of Leeds District CID, said: "There remains an enhanced policing footprint in the Armley area and this will be in place over the weekend.

“We still want to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information that could assist the investigation.

“We believe there were several people in the vicinity at the time who may be able to help in our enquiries, however, we have not been able to identify them as yet.”