POLICE are searching for knife-wielding attackers after a man was stabbed behind a takeaway in West Bowling.

Officers were called to Fenders takeaway in Woodroyd Road, West Bowling at around 5pm by the ambulance service to a reported stabbing.

An 18-year-old man was found to have been stabbed, and was taken to hospital for treatment to an arm injury. He has since been discharged from hospital.


A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said it is thought the man was injured after being assaulted by suspects who then ran from the scene.

He said: "Enquiries are ongoing today after a man received an arm injury in an incident in Bradford yesterday.

"Police were called to the rear of a takeaway on Woodroyd Road by the ambulance service at about 5pm on Wednesday, March 12, to a report a male had been injured.

"An 18-year-old male was taken to hospital for treatment to an arm injury caused by a bladed weapon.

"The male was discharged from hospital on Wednesday evening and enquiries remain ongoing into what took place."

Anyone who has information about the incident is asked to contact Bradford District CID on 101 quoting crime reference number 13190131041 of March 12.

Information can also be given using the live chat facility on the West Yorkshire Police webiste, or anonymously to the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance was spotted landing on a nearby cricket pitch, the home of Bowling Old Lane Cricket Club in Birch Lane, yesterday afternoon.