A MAN sustained serious injuries after being stabbed outside a popular Bradford tourist spot yesterday evening.

Police were called to the National Science and Media Museum, just before 5.30pm on Monday, after the ambulance service reported that a 24-year-old man from Bradford had been found with stab wounds on nearby Prince's Way.

The man was taken to hospital but his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Following the incident, a police van was seen parked in front of a police cordon, close to the museum's entrance, while it had also been reported that photographers from the Forensic Regional Scentific Support team were at the scene gathering evidence.

A spokesperson from West Yorkshire Police said today: "Detectives in Bradford are investigating following a stabbing in the city centre.

"Officers were called at 17:26 by the ambulance service reporting a male had been found with stab wounds on the pavement outside the National Science and Media Museum.

"A 24-year-old man, from Bradford, was taken to hospital with serious injuries. He is being treated at hospital and his injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

"Enquiries are ongoing in the area to establish the circumstances of the incident."

Detective Inspector Ryan Bragg, of Bradford CID, said: “This was a serious assault on a man in the city centre and our investigation is ongoing to establish the circumstances.

“We believe this was an isolated incident and no threat to the wider public.

“High visibility patrols will be deployed into the area to provide reassurance to local residents.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or has any further information, is asked to contact Bradford CID via 101, quoting crime reference number 13200401624, or alternatively via the West Yorkshire Police website.

Information can also be passed to Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111.