Azalea Avenue stabbing: Police make arrest after 31-year-old man stabbed in Killingbeck attack

A 31-year-old man has been taken to hospital after being stabbed in Leeds.

Monday, 14th June 2021, 3:35 pm

It happened at about 10.30pm in Azalea Avenue, Killingbeck, on Sunday (June 13).

The victim was taken to hospital for treatment and has now been released.

A 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent in relation to the incident.

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Azalea Avenue, Killingbeck, where the incident took place (Photo: Google)
Azalea Avenue, Killingbeck, where the incident took place (Photo: Google)

He remains in police custody.

A cordon has been put in place in Azalea Avenue as forensic examination is carried out.

West Yorkshire Police have confirmed the incident is not linked to a stabbing in Whinmoor earlier that evening.

Anyone who witnessed the incident in Killingbeck or has information that could help police is asked to contact Leeds District CID via 101 quoting crime reference 13210295476 or via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat

Information can be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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