Two men in critical condition after stabbing on Wakefield estate

Three people have been arrested after a stabbing on an estate in Wakefield.

Friday, 25th June 2021, 6:39 am
Updated Friday, 25th June 2021, 6:42 am

Police were called at 6.10pm on Wednesday, June 23 to reports of two men having been stabbed on Upper Warrengate, on the edge of the Eastmoor estate.

Officers attended and found two men, one aged 18, injured.

They were both taken to hospital, where they remain in a critical condition.

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Two men have been rushed to hospital and remain in a critical condition after a stabbing in Wakefield. Photo: Wakefield Express
Two men have been rushed to hospital and remain in a critical condition after a stabbing in Wakefield. Photo: Wakefield Express

Three men, aged 18, 37 and 47, have been arrested on suspicious of affray and remain in police custody.

Detective Chief Inspector Tony Nicholson said: “This was a serious incident in which two young males have been seriously injured.

"I would appeal to anyone who saw this incident or who has information about it to contact police.”

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact West Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting log 1343 of Wednesday 23 June.