Man wanted over knife violence near Tesco store
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.