Swarcliffe machete attack: Two men due in court after man's hand chopped off in horror Leeds incident

Two men are due in court today after a man's hand was chopped off in a machete attack in Leeds.

Monday, 19th April 2021, 8:52 am
Updated Monday, 19th April 2021, 8:54 am

The attack happened on Stanks Parade in Swarcliffe on Tuesday, April 13.

An 18-year-old man was attacked with a machete.

His hand was completely severed.

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Two men are due in court today after a man's hand was chopped off in a machete attack in Swarcliffe.

He was taken to hospital for treatment, and his injuries were not considered life-threatening.

Joshua Tilleard, aged 23, of Baildon, Shipley, has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of an offensive weapon

He is also charged with dangerous driving and failing to stop in relation to the circumstances of his arrest yesterday.

Kyle Hughes, aged 24, of no fixed address has been charged with violent disorder.

Both men are due to appear at Leeds Magistrates Court this morning.