Tuesday 26 September 2017

Nine-year-old boy stabbed at skate park

A nine-year-old boy has been airlifted to hospital after he was stabbed in a skate park.

West Yorkshire Police said the incident happened at around 4.40pm today at the Carnegie Skate Park in Shipley.


He is now in a stable condition at Leeds General Infirmary.


Officers are looking for a white man aged in his 20s who was wearing a cap and glasses. He is also believed to have a walking stick.


A police spokesman said: "A nine-year-boy received chest and arm injuries and was transported to Leeds General Infirmary via air ambulance."


He added: "This is being treated as a critical incident and numerous resources have been deployed to the scene.


"Inquiries, however; are fast moving and at an early stage."

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