Attempted murder case launched after woman is stabbed in Dewsbury

Police have launched an attempted murder investigation after a woman was found with stab wounds in West Yorkshire this morning.

By The Newsroom
Sunday, 9th July 2017, 6:57 pm
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 8:45 am
Police have launched an attempted murder case.
Police have launched an attempted murder case.

After being called at around 4.30am today (Sunday), officers found a woman in her 20s with "life-threatening" injuries.

She was treated at the scene at Gladstone Court in the town, by paramedics and taken to hospital where her condition is described as "serious but stable".

West Yorkshire Police say they arrested a 25-year-old woman near to the scene on suspicion of attempt murder and she is currently in custody.

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Det Chief Insp Stuart Spencer of West Yorkshire Police's Homicide and Major Enquiry Team, said:

"This would appear to be an attack by one female upon another, although it is unclear why this has occurred.

"Our enquiries are at an early stage and we would appeal for anyone who was in or around the Gladstone Court area of Dewsbury in the early hours of this morning, or anyone who may have information about this incident to contact police on 101, quoting log 409 of 9 July."

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