Man stabbed behind ear in Armley incident, police confirm

Police have confirmed details of a stabbing which happened in Armley on Saturday.

Sunday, 24th March 2019, 9:22 am
Updated Sunday, 24th March 2019, 9:28 am
The cordon in place on Saturday. Photo: Jana Tulepo

The Yorkshire Evening Post first reported that a cordon had been put in place on Branch Road, Armley, on Saturday evening, near to the Malt Shovel pub.West Yorkshire Police confirmed today that an adult male was stabbed in a relatively minor attack which left him with a small stab wound behind his ear.

The man's injuries are not life-threatening.

Witnesses at the scene were told by officers at the time of the cordon being put in place that the incident was not thought to be serious.

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The cordon in place on Saturday. Photo: Jana Tulepo

No arrests have been made and the cordon has now been removed from the scene.