Appeal After Man Seriously Injured In Incident, Kirkgate, Otley

Police are appealing for information after a man was seriously injured in an incident in Otley last night.

Officers were called to Kirkgate shortly after 9.30pm on Saturday (11/7) where the victim, an 18-year-old man, was found in the street. He was taken to hospital for emergency treatment and remains in a serious condition.

A 40-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of assault and an 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of affray in connection with the incident. Both are currently in custody.

A scene is in place in Kirkgate and enquiries are ongoing.

Detectives are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information that could assist the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact West Yorkshire Police Homicide and Major Enquiry Team via 101 quoting Operation Pointmouth / crime number 13200347783 or online via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat

Information can also be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111

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