Man seriously injured in Swinnow Lane stabbing


Detectives are appealing for information after a man suffered serious leg injuries in an assault in the Bramley area. 

Police were called to Swinnow Lane at 6pm last night (Sunday, 12 November) to a report that paramedics were treating a man with multiple stab wounds. The man was taken to hospital where his injuries were confirmed to be serious but non-life threatening. 

Initial enquiries suggest that a number of suspects have been seen to leave a vehicle and attack the victim. 

One man, aged 26, has been arrested in the early hours of this morning and is currently in custody. 

Detective Inspector Dan Bates, of Leeds District CID, said: “A man has suffered serious injuries in this assault, and we are determined to bring those responsible to justice. I would urge anyone who witnessed any part of this incident or who has information about those involved to please make contact.”  

Anyone with information can pass details to Leeds District CID via 101 Live Chat online or by calling 101, quoting crime reference 13230628697. Information can also be given to independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. 


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