The police cordon outside Swinnow Shopping Centre.

First pictures of police cordon outside Swinnow Co-op after 50-year-old man is attacked

A police cordon remains in place today (Monday) outside the Swinnow Shopping Centre after a serious attack.

Monday, 7th June 2021, 2:59 pm
Updated Monday, 7th June 2021, 3:00 pm

The victim, a 50-year-old man, was assaulted following an altercation with two men outside the Swinnow Shopping Centre, in Swinnow Road, shortly before 10.30pm yesterday (June 6).

He received serious head and facial injuries and is currently in a stable condition in hospital, police confirmed.

A scene is in place at the shopping centre and enquiries are ongoing to identify the suspects.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or the circumstances leading up to it is asked to contact Leeds District CID via 101 quoting crime reference 13210281829 or online via

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

All photos: Simon Hulme.

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