Teenage boy arrested after man stabbed in quiet West Yorkshire village

A teenage boy has been arrested after a man was stabbed in a West Yorkshire village.

Thursday, 31st December 2020, 11:54 am
Updated Thursday, 31st December 2020, 11:58 am

It happened at about 5pm on Bank Top in Slaithwaite, near Huddersfield, on Wednesday, December 30.

Police believe the 18-year-old victim was involved in an argument with another man.

The victim was stabbed in the arm by the man, who then fled the scene.

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It happened at about 5pm on Bank Top in Slaithwaite, near Huddersfield, on Wednesday, December 30.

The victim was taken to hospital for treatment.

Officers arrested a 16-year-old male on suspicion of wounding.

He remains in police custody.

Police are now appealing for witnesses to the attack.

Anyone who has any information about the incident is asked to contact Kirklees CID on 101 or online at www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat.

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