Teenager arrested after 16-year-old boy stabbed during fight in Bramley

A teenager has been arrested after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed during a fight in Bramley.

Friday, 21st August 2020, 2:11 pm
Updated Friday, 21st August 2020, 2:16 pm

It happened at 9.52pm on Thursday night near the junction of Broad Lane and Fairfield Hill.

The 16-year-old boy sustained stab wounds during a fight between a group of youths and was treated in hospital.

His injuries are not considered life threatening.

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The location of the stabbing near Broad Lane and Fairfield Hill

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent and is currently in custody.

Police are continuing to search for other suspects.

It is the second stabbing reported in Leeds on Thursday after a man was stabbed in the back and hand in Harehills in an unconnected incident.

Anyone who witnessed the incident in Bramley or who has any information that could help the investigation is asked to contact Leeds District CID via 101 quoting crime reference 13200420571 or online via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat

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

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