Teenage boy suffers stab wounds in Middleton incident

Detectives are investigating after a teenage boy suffered stab wounds in an incident in the Middleton area of Leeds.

The incident is reported to have happened in the Sissons Road / Middleton Park Avenue area sometime around 4pm today (Wednesday 18 January 2023).

The 15-year-old boy has been taken to hospital and is being treated for serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Detective Inspector Ryan Malyk, of Leeds District CID, said:

“We are in the early stages of our investigation and working to establish what has taken place and identify those involved.

“I would like to reassure the wider community how seriously we treat incidents of this nature, and we will be working with neighbourhood colleagues to gather evidence and provide reassurance patrols in the area.

“I would appeal to anyone who has witnessed this incident or with information that could help our ongoing investigation to please make contact.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Leeds District CID by using 101 Live Chat online or by calling 101, quoting crime reference 13230033474.


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


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