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Four arrested as man stabbed in neck after 'mass brawl' in Holbeck, Leeds

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Four arrested as man stabbed in throat in Holbeck, Leeds

Four people have been arrested after a man was stabbed in the neck in Leeds.

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The incident in Holbeck, Leeds where a man was stabbed in the neck

The incident in Holbeck, Leeds where a man was stabbed in the neck

Police were called to Pleasant Terrace in Holbeck at 11.37 on Thursday morning following reports of a 'disturbance between multiple people'

The victim’s condition is described as serious but stable.

Three women and one man have been arrested on suspicion of affray in connection with the incident.

One eyewitness told the YEP that he saw a ‘mass brawl’ on the street, before seeing a man laid down in the street bleeding.

Zoltanj Esze, 28, was visiting his family on Pleasant Terrace when the incident occurred.

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He said: “I heard lots of noise out on the street, so I looked out of the window and saw about seven or eight men fighting.

“A man was laid in the street shaking. He had been stabbed in the neck.

Police are now appealing for witnesses to come forward.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "Police have arrested four people following a stabbing incident at an address in Leeds.

"Officers were called at 11.37am to Pleasant Avenue, following reports of a disturbance involving around six people.

"Officers and the ambulance service attended and a male was found with serious injuries. He was taken to hospital with a laceration to his neck.

"His condition is described as serious but stable.

"Three women and one man have been arrested on suspicion of affray in connection with the incident.

"Enquiries remain ongoing.

"Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting log number 724 of 02/08.

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