Two hurt in double stabbing at Batley

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TWO men suffered stab wounds during what police believe was a targeted attack in the Grange Road area of Batley.

The victims aged 18 and 24 were treated in hospital and later discharged following the attack, which happened between midnight and 1.30am yesterday.

Det sgt Adrian Belle, of Kirklees District CID, said: “The suspects are believed to be have known to the victims and we are treating this as a targeted incident.

“We are appealing for anyone who was in the Grange Road area between midnight and 1.30am who may have witnessed the incident, or have information that may assist the investigation.’’

Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact Kirklees CID via 101, quoting crime reference number 13150076978.

Or call Crimestoppers, anonymously and in confidence, on 0800 555 111.