UPDATE: Police Arrest Man in Connection with Assault in Moldgreen

Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Police have arrested a 35-year-old man from Huddersfield in connection with an assault at Elmfield Terrace, Moldgreen.

The incident happened on Sunday 24 September at an address in the Moldgreen area of Huddersfield. Two men, aged 29 and 50 were assaulted by suspects who were carrying weapons.

Enquiries remain ongoing into the incident.

Anyone with any information about this incident are asked to contact the police via 101 quoting crime reference 13170442367.


Monday, 25 September 2017

Police are appealing for information following an assault an address yesterday in Moldgreen (24/09).

The incident occurred at around 5.20pm on Elmfield Terrace, when three suspects entered a residential property.

Two men, aged 50 and 29, were inside in the kitchen and were assaulted by the suspects who were brandishing baseball bats and a knife.

One of the victims suffered a laceration to the side of his head and a fracture to his right hand in the assault. The second victim suffered an injury to his hand which required stitches.

The suspects made off empty-handed in an unknown direction.

The first suspect is described as a black male, around 27-years-old, bald and with stubble. He was around 5ft 8ins tall and of medium build. He was wearing a dark blue hoody and dark blue tracksuit bottoms.

The second suspect was a white male, around 30-years-old, 5ft 10ins tall, with a brown beard and short dark hair. He was of large build, and was wearing a black zip up jacket and jeans.

The third male was black, with short dark hair which was longer on the top and shaved at the sides. He had a short beard, was around 5ft 8ins tall, of stocky build and was wearing a black top.

Detective Inspector Mark Catney, of Kirklees CID, said: “Our enquiries are ongoing into this incident and we have increased patrols in the area.

“We believe this was a targeted attack on the victims and we would ask for anyone who has any information to contact police immediately as we have a full investigation underway into the circumstances and motive of the assault.

“Officers would also like to hear from anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity in the area in the past few days or anyone who recognises the descriptions of the males involved.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police by calling 101 and quoting crime reference 13170442367. Information can also be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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