UPDATE - Male Charged Over Stabbing on Vicar Lane, Leeds

Monday, July 6, 2020

Detectives investigating the attempted murder of a 17-year-old youth in a stabbing in Leeds on Vicar Lane at 6pm on Friday 3 July have charged a 15-year old male.
The male, who is from the Leeds area, is charged with S18 wounding and possession of a bladed article. He is due to appear at Leeds Magistrates Court tomorrow (Tuesday 7 July)
Everyone else arrested in connection with the incident has been released under investigation
The victim is continuing to receive treatment in hospital for injuries that are serious but not life threatening.
Detective Inspector Guy Shackleton, of Leeds District CID, said: “We are continuing to progress the investigation but are still very keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information that could assist in identifying further suspects.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Leeds District CID via 101 quoting crime reference 13200333008 or online via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat

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

Monday, July 6, 2020

Detectives investigating the attempted murder of a 17-year-old youth in a stabbing in Leeds are continuing to appeal for witnesses.

Officers this morning rearrested a 15-year-old male who was one of eight males, aged 15 to 18, who were arrested over the incident which happened in Vicar Lane at about 6pm on Friday (3/7). The other seven have been released under investigation.

The victim is continuing to receive treatment in hospital for injuries that are serious but not life threatening.

Detective Inspector Guy Shackleton, of Leeds District CID, said: “We are continuing to progress the investigation but are still very keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information that could assist in identifying further suspects.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Leeds District CID via 101 quoting crime reference 13200333008 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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