Man wanted over knife vi­o­lence near Tesco store

Huddersfield Daily Examiner - - FRONT PAGE -

DE­TEC­TIVES have re­leased an im­age of a young man wanted in con­nec­tion with knife vi­o­lence in Huddersfield town cen­tre.

Huddersfield CID is ap­peal­ing for pub­lic help to iden­tify the man in the pho­to­graph fol­low­ing a stab­bing in­ci­dent on Mon­day, Oc­to­ber 15, which left three youths with knife wounds.

Armed po­lice were called to St Peter’s Street at about 5pm to re­ports that peo­ple had been stabbed.

A large po­lice cor­don was placed around the Tesco store where the in­jured vic­tims had fled.

Five males, aged 15, 17, 24, 25 and 26 were ar­rested in con­nec­tion with the in­ci­dent and all have been re­leased pend­ing fur­ther in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

Po­lice in­quiries into hap­pened are con­tin­u­ing.

De­tec­tive In­spec­tor Mark Cat­ney, of Kirklees CID, re­leased the pho­tos of the wanted man.

He said: “We are re­leas­ing this im­age in the hope that mem­bers of the pub­lic will recog­nise this man and come for­ward to the po­lice Po­lice have re­leased an im­age of this man they want to speak to in con­nec­tion with knife vi­o­lence in Huddersfield town cen­tre with any in­for­ma­tion.

“This was be­lieved to be a tar­geted at­tack amongst peo­ple known to each other.

“I would urge any­one who recog­nises this in­di­vid­ual, or has any in­for­ma­tion about this in­ci­dent to come for­ward and con­tact the po­lice to as­sist with our on­go­ing in­ves­ti­ga­tion.”

Any­one who in­ci­dent, or has any in­for­ma­tion is asked to con­tact the po­lice via 101 quot­ing crime ref­er­ence num­ber 13180516574 or in­for­ma­tion can be passed to Crimestop­pers anony­mously on 0800 555 111.

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