Seven arrests in connection with stabbing

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A man was stabbed in the neck when a fight broke out in a house.

Police arrested seven people after the incident on Daw Green Avenue in Crigglestone which happened at around midnight on Saturday.

Det Insp Lester Lee, of Wakefield CID, said: “Officers attended and found a 29-year-old man had suffered a wound to the neck from a bladed instrument during the incident.

“He was taken to hospital for treatment to the injury which was not life threatening.

“A total of five Wakefield men aged 22, 20, 28 29 and 24 were arrested in connection with the incident as were an 18 year old Barnsley woman and a 29-year-old Wakefield woman.

All the suspects have been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Anyone with any information should contact DI Lee on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.