Cardinal Road closed overnight after attack

At 10:32pm last night (24 June 2019) police were called to Cardinal Road, Beeston, where the occupants of a white Nissan Qashqai had been attacked by a group of men armed with baseball bats and golf clubs.

Officers attended and found two men, aged 22 and 46, with injuries that were not considered life threatening.

Two other men from the vehicle, who were also believed to have been assaulted, had left the scene and enquiries are ongoing to trace them.

The incident is being investigated by Leeds District CID.

A scene has been in place in Cardinal Road to undergo forensic examination but was removed shortly before 9.30am this morning and the road reopened.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact Leeds District CID via 101 quoting crime reference 13190319917 or call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


This post is based on a statement issued by West Yorkshire Police