Further arrest after man attacked in Kirkgate

Police have made a further arrest after a man was attacked and seriously injured in Kirkgate.

Monday, 13th July 2020, 11:40 am
Updated Monday, 13th July 2020, 11:44 am

Detectives are continuing to appeal for information in relation to the incident in Otley at the weekend.

The victim, an 18-year-old man, remains in a serious condition in hospital following a disturbance in Kirkgate at about 9.30pm on Saturday (July 11), police said.

Another 40-year-old man was arrested last night on suspicion of assault.

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He and a 40-year-old man, who was arrested earlier on Sunday on suspicion of assault, both remain in custody.

An 18-year-old man, who was arrested on suspicion of affray in relation to the incident, has been bailed pending further enquiries.

Detectives are still keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information that could assist the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact West Yorkshire Police Homicide and Major Enquiry Team via 101 quoting Operation Pointmouth / crime number 13200347783 or online via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat

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