Appeal, Serious Assault, East End Park, Leeds

Wednesday 6 November 2019

Enquiries are ongoing today after a male was seriously assaulted in an incident in Leeds

Leeds District Police are investigating an incident at about 8.20pm last night in East End Park in which a 17-year-old male received a head and hand injury after being assaulted with a bladed weapon.

He was taken to hospital for treatment to the injuries which are not life threatening.

Following enquiries police arrested two males, aged 17 and 18, in connection with the incident.  They remain in police custody this morning.

Acting DI Naeem Khan of the Leeds District Crime Team, said: “We are continuing to investigate this serious assault today and are appealing for witnesses and information about what took place.

“Anyone who can assist enquiries is asked to contact the Leeds District Crime Team on 101 referencing crime number 13190569406.

“Information can also be given online at www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101Livechat  or anonymously to the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.

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