Domestic Notices West Yorkshire

Appeal for Witnesses – Male Stabbed in Dewsbury

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed in Dewsbury on Wednesday (19 February).

The incident happened on Syke Street between 740pm and 750pm when two males were walking along the road.

A verbal altercation then took place between them and two females. One of the females then hit one of the males and three other males then attacked the victim.

He was hit in the head and stabbed in the arm and stomach but didn’t suffer any serious injuries and managed to leave the scene.

The other male was the victim of an attempted robbery during the incident – he was assaulted and threatened with a knife. He was not seriously injured during the incident and nothing was stolen.

Three males officers want to speak to in connection with the incident are described as white, aged 18-25, of average build and all wearing dark coloured clothing with the hoods up.

The male with the knife is described as 5’10” tall. The other two were slightly shorter. They all made off in the direction of Earlsheaton.

Anyone with information about the incident or who witnessed it is asked to call police on 101 quoting crime reference 13200090785