Appeal: Serious Assault, Park Road, Pontefract

Saturday August 12 2023

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was seriously injured in an attack in Pontefract.

Wakefield District CID would like to speak to anyone who witnessed or has information about a serious assault at the McDonalds restaurant on Park Road in Pontefract this morning ( Saturday August 12).

Police were called to the location at 5.08am to a report a male had been assaulted and received serious injuries following a disturbance involving parties present in the restaurant.

The victim, a 17-year-old male, was taken by ambulance to hospital where he is in a serious but stable condition.
Suspects fled the scene heading towards Pontefract Race Course.

Anyone who has information or footage which could assist enquiries is asked to contact Wakefield CID.

Information can be given via 101 or online at    referencing crime umber 13230448296.
It can also be given anonymously to the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.

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