Men sought following racist attack in Holbeck

Police investigating an assault in Leeds have released images of some males they would like to identify.

The incident is said to have occurred between 2-2:20am on Sunday 29 May 2022 in Victoria Road.

The victim, a 20-year-old male, was walking towards the junction with Water Lane when he was approached by a group of males.

The victim reported that he was racially abused during the incident, which is being investigated as a hate crime.

He received stitches for a cut to his head.

Enquiries have established that a second male was also assaulted in this incident and police are keen for him to come forward so he can also be identified.

Anyone who recognises any of these males in the images is asked to contact DC Roberts at Leeds District CID on 101, or by using the LiveChat facility on the West Yorkshire Police website.

The crime reference is 13220290774.

Information can also be reported anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or online.


This post is based on a press release issued by West Yorkshire Police