Police in Huddersfield, conducting an ongoing investigation into the stabbing of a 17-year-old on Town Avenue, have apprehended additional suspects, bolstering their efforts to piece together the incident.
Kirklees District CID is urging potential witnesses to come forward, shedding light on the stabbing that transpired on Tuesday evening, resulting in the victim sustaining a severe chest injury.
In a recent operation at a hotel on Gower Street, Leeds, authorities took a 17-year-old male into custody in connection with the stabbing. This individual is the fourth person arrested as part of the inquiry, and he is currently undergoing questioning.
Previously, a 16-year-old male and two others aged 17 and 19, who were arrested shortly after the incident on Tuesday, have been released on police bail pending further investigation.
The injured victim, discovered outside a residence on Town Avenue at approximately 8:37 on January 2, is receiving medical treatment in a hospital and is reported to be in stable condition.
Police are appealing to the public for any information or footage that may aid the investigation. Those with relevant details can reach out to the team via 101 or utilise the live chat feature on the West Yorkshire Police website, quoting crime reference number 13240003013.
Alternatively, individuals can provide information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555111 or submitting details online.