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Police inspector condemns Armley ‘machete’ violence

A police inspector has condemned violence which saw a man suffer a serious shoulder injury during an incident in Armley yesterday afternoon.

The incident happened at about 4pm on Wednesday, July 3 when police were called to a fight involving weapons in the area of Edinburgh Grove, Armley.

Three men have been arrested in connection with the incident, which police say involved a ‘machete-like weapon’. The injured man, aged 40, is in hospital with injuries which aren’t believed to be life-threatening.

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Detective Inspector Al Burns, of Leeds District CID, said:

“We are carrying out extensive enquiries to establish the full circumstances surrounding this incident and would like to hear from anyone who has any information that could assist the investigation.

“Violence such as this is completely unacceptable and will have caused understandable concern in the local community. I would like to reassure residents that we are treating this incident very seriously and working closely with our colleagues on the local neighbourhood policing team who are increasing their patrols to the area to reassure people.”

Anyone with information can contact Leeds District CID via 101 quoting crime reference 13190336633.

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