Wortley stabbing: Teenager arrested after 12-year-old boy stabbed in arm during fight in Leeds

A teenager has been arrested after a 12-year-old boy was stabbed in the arm during a fight in Leeds.

Friday, 11th June 2021, 11:54 am

Police were called to Tong Road, Wortley, at 5pm on Thursday (June 10) after receiving a report of a fight between youths.

A 12-year-old boy was stabbed in the forearm and had been taken to hospital by his family.

He received stitches to his injury before being released.

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Tong Road, Wortley, where the stabbing took place (Photo: Google)

A police cordon was put up outside the Best One shop in Tong Road while forensic examination took place.

It was lifted shortly before 9pm.

A 14-year-old boy was later arrested on suspicion of assault in relation to the incident and he remains in custody.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact Leeds District CID via 101 quoting crime reference 13210289586 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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