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Man stabbed in Armley street – three arrested as police appeal for information

Three people aged 16 or under have been arrested after a man was stabbed in an Armley street last night (Thursday).

At 9.18pm yesterday (14 May) police were called to Whingate, where a 32-year-old man had been stabbed.

He was taken to hospital for treatment to serious injuries. His condition is 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 crime 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 Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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