Garforth police incident: Man taken to hospital after being stabbed in stomach during Wakefield Road fight

A man is in hospital after being stabbed in the stomach during a fight in Leeds in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday).

Wednesday, 30th June 2021, 2:18 pm
Police cars stock image
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Police were called to reports of people fighting outside a house in Wakefield Road in Garforth at around 12.30am.

A short time later a 32-year-old man went to hospital after having been stabbed in the abdomen and this is believed to be linked to the incident.

He remains in hospital with non-life threatening injuries and has been arrested on suspicion of affray.

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Two men, aged 25 and 34, along with an 18-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent.

They remain in custody.

A scene has been in place in the area and enquiries are ongoing.

Police are asking anyone who witnessed the incident or has any assisting information to contact Leeds District CID via 101 quoting crime reference 1321326769.

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said: "At 12.29am today, police were called to a report of people fighting outside a house in Wakefield Road, Garforth.

"A short time later a 32-year-old man attended hospital with a stab wound to the abdomen, which was believed to be linked to the incident.

"He was arrested on suspicion of affray and remains in hospital. His injuries are not considered life threatening.

"Two men, aged 25 and 34, and an 18-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent in relation to the incident. They remain in custody.

"A scene is in place in Wakefield Road and enquiries are ongoing.

"Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact Leeds District CID via 101 quoting crime reference 1321326769 or online via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat

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