Man stabbed outside Leeds shopping centre

A 40-year-old man was stabbed outside a shopping centre in Leeds in the early hours of this morning.

The incident happened at 1.20am outside the Sainsbury’s store in the Arndale Centre on Otley Road, Headingley.

PIC: Steve Riding

PIC: Steve Riding

The man was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

There is a large police presence at the scene as enquiries into the incident remain on going.

Otley Road was shut but has now reopened.

Detective Inspector Richard Holmes, of Leeds CID, said: “I would appeal for any witnesses or anyone with information to contact police.”

Any witnesses are urged to contact police on 101 quoting log 139 of Saturday, August 26.