Road closed after man found stabbed in the face

A road has been closed off on a Wakefield estate after a man was found stabbed in the face.

Monday, 29th March 2021, 4:48 pm

The man, who is thought to be in his 20s, was found on Greenwood Road on Eastmoor shortly after 2.30pm this afternoon.

It has been reported that the man fell unconscious as people tended to him.

The emergency services were called and he was left in the care of the ambulance service before being taken to hospital.

Greenwood Road on Eastmoor.
Greenwood Road on Eastmoor.

Police also closed the road off.

Officers remain at the scene as enquiries into the incident remain ongoing and patrols of highly-visible uninformed officers are being increased in the area to offer a reassuring presence to local residents.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact police on 101 or quoting log 958 of today.