A MAN was stabbed and slashed at the weekend in a local woods.

The 31-year-old was injured in a disturbance on Clara Drive, Calverley in the early hours of Saturday morning.

A silver Citroen Xsara was attacked by a group of males.

The man was found by police with a stab wound to his armpit and a slash wound to the same arm.

At 3:21am officers were called to Hollin Park Road, Calverley, where the injured male was found.

The street police were called to is just under a mile away from the scene of the attack.

The victim underwent surgery in hospital and was later discharged.

Enquiries are ongoing into the incident.

A police spokesperson said: "Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact Leeds District CID via 101."

You should quote crime reference: 13190458419.