Attempt Murder Charge- Armley Stabbing Incident

Saturday, May 16, 2020

A 15 year old male has now been charged with Attempt Murder after a man was stabbed in an incident in Leeds on 14th May.

He is appearing before Leeds Magistrates this morning (16/05).

At 9.18pm yesterday (14/5) police were called Whingate, in Armley, where a 32-year-old man had been stabbed in the street.

He was taken to hospital for treatment to serious injuries. His condition remains stable and his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

An 11 year old male and 16year old male have been released on bail pending further enquiries

Detective Inspector James Entwistle, of Leeds District CID, said:

“There remains an enhanced policing footprint in the Armley area and this will be in place over the weekend.

“We still want to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information that could assist the investigation.

“We believe there were several people in the vicinity at the time who may be able to help in our enquiries, however, we have not been able to identify them as yet.”

If you can assist in our enquiries, please contact the Leeds District CID via 101 quoting crime reference 1320241646 or online via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat

Information can also be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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Friday, May 15, 2020

Detectives are appealing for information after a man was stabbed in an incident in Leeds last night.

At 9.18pm yesterday (14/5) police were called Whingate, in Armley, where a 32-year-old man had been stabbed in the street.

He was taken to hospital for treatment to serious injuries. His condition is described as stable and his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Three males, aged 11, 15 and 16, have been arrested in connection with the incident and are currently in custody.

A large scene is currently in place to undergo forensic examination and specialist searches.

Detective Inspector James Entwistle, of Leeds District CID, said: “We are treating this incident very seriously and are currently carrying out extensive enquiries to establish the full circumstances.

“We would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information that could assist the investigation.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Leeds District CID via 101 quoting crime reference 1320241646 or online via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat

Information can also be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

 

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