Man rushed to hospital after being attacked TWICE in Leeds in less than an hour



A man was taken to hospital with serious injuries yesterday after suffering two separate assaults.

Officers from West Yorkshire Police received a report that a man had been assaulted near Belle Isle Parade, Leeds yesterday at 4.56pm.

When officers arrived on the scene, the victim could not be found but he was later found by officers on patrol, who discovered that he had been attacked a second time.

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The victim, a 52-year-old man, was found by a member of the public who flagged down officers on patrol just under an hour later.

The man was taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said: “Police are appealing for information after a man was seriously assaulted in Leeds.

“At 4:56pm yesterday, police received a report of a man having been assaulted in the vicinity of Belle Isle Parade, Leeds.

“Officers attended but the victim was not traced.

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“At 5.42pm, officers on patrol were flagged down by a member of the public who reported a man having been assaulted by a group of males.

“The victim, a 52-year-old man, was found by officers in Belle Isle Road and taken to hospital to treatment to injuries that were serious but not considered life threatening.

“It was established he had been assaulted on two occasions. The first being near to Hunslet Delivery Office in Belle Isle Road and the second being at Hunslet Club Parkside Playing Fields in Belle Isle Road.

“Detectives from Leeds District CID are carrying out enquiries to establish the circumstances surrounding the incidents and to identify those responsible.”

Anyone with information that may help police is asked to contact police on 101 quoting crime reference 13210435627 or information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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