Stabbed boy remains in hospital

A nine-year-old boy who was stabbed remains in hospital as detectives investigate links between his attack, the murder of an OAP and an incident in which an eight-year-old girl was chased through a garden. Four of five people held have been released.

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Nine-year-old boy stabbed at skate park

A nine-year-old boy is in hospital after being stabbed at a skate park in West Yorkshire.

It happened at around 4:40pm this afternoon at the Carnegie Stake Park in Shipley.

The boy was injured on his chest and arm. He was taken to Leeds General Infirmary by air ambulance, where his condition is described as stable.

The suspect is described as white, in his twenties, wearing a cap and glasses. He is also believed to have a walking stick.

The attack is being treated as a critical incident and numerous police resources are at the scene.

Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact the non emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555 11.

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