Man seriously injured after being 'stabbed in the back' during fight in Harehills

A man has been seriously injured during a fight in Harehills.

Wednesday, 26th August 2020, 6:43 pm
Updated Wednesday, 26th August 2020, 6:46 pm

It happened near the junction of Seaforth Avenue and Strathmore Terrace at about 2.45pm today (Wednesday).

Police were called to reports that a man had been seriously injured during a fight between a group of men.

Emergency services found a man who had suffered what are believed to be stab injuries to his back.

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The fight happened near the junction of Seaforth Avenue and Strathmore Terrace in Harehills (Photo: Google)

He was taken to hospital where he is being treated and remains in a serious condition.

A police investigation has been launched this evening and detectives want to speak to anyone who may have seen what happened.

Anyone who has information is asked to contact Leeds District CID on 101 referencing police log 912 of August 26

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

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