Customer 'tried to stab himself' in Asda Killingbeck

A customer 'tried to stab himself' according to reports circulating online.

Wednesday, 27th March 2019, 9:01 am
Updated Wednesday, 27th March 2019, 10:18 am
A customer 'tried to stab himself' according to reports circulating online.

An eye-witness, who wished to remain anonymous, said: "a customer stabbed himself...they closed the store as police and ambulance were there and there was blood everywhere...not a nice sight to see up there..it was shocking for staff to see."

West Yorkshire Police have confirmed they were called to the store, in Killingbeck Drive, at about 6am this morning (Wednesday).

A male was found with injuries.

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He has been taken to the hospital.

His injuries are serious but not believed to be life-threatening.

Officers are satisfied this has been a self-harm incident with no other person involved and there are no suspicious circumstances.

At about 9am police released the scene to allow normal business to resume at the store.

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