Horror at Leeds retail park as man is stabbed by knifeman who fled the scene
- One man was stabbed and another found with a serious head injury by police
- Officers were called just before 4pm on Friday to reports of a man with a knife
- He is said to have entered the shop and then fled the scene after the attack
- A police cordon remains in place and police are conducting forensic enquiries
A man has been stabbed and another man left with a serious head injury following an attack at a Leeds retail park.
West Yorkshire Police were called to the Springs retail park in Century Way just before 4pm on Friday, following reports a man had entered a shop armed with a knife.
When officers arrived at the scene they discovered a man inside the shop with injuries to his hands and face. He has been taken to hospital for treatment.
A second man was found outside the shop with a head injury. He was treated at the scene.
A man has been stabbed and another man left with a serious head injury following the attack
Eyewitnesses reported a large police cordon, while images from the scene show multiple police vans rushed to attend.
A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said: ‘At 3.44pm today, police received a report that males with a knife had entered a shop in Century Way, Leeds and then driven off in a vehicle.
‘Officers attended and found a male inside the shop with injuries to his hands and face.
‘He was taken to hospital for treatment. A second male was found outside the shop with a head injury.
‘He received treatment at the scene. A scene is in place for forensic examination and enquiries into the incident are continuing.’
The area remains cordoned off by police.
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