Appeal for witnesses after man stabbed in back and hands in Harehills

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed in the back and hands in Harehills.

Friday, 21st August 2020, 12:22 pm
Updated Friday, 21st August 2020, 12:24 pm

The man was taken to hospital with stab injuries to his back and hands.

None of the injuries were life threatening.

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A man was stabbed on Harehills Lane on Thursday, August 20. Stock photo of police.

Officers were deployed in the area to provide reassurance to residents in the community.

Enquiries remain ongoing.

Today, detectives in Leeds are appealing for information and any witnesses to contact them.

Anyone who saw what occurred or who has information about the incident is asked to contact Leeds District CID on 101 referencing crime number 13200420235.

Information can also be given online at or anonymously to the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.

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Laura Collins