This is the moment a 15-year-old boy who purportedly defended his younger brother from two bullies engages in a struggle with his suspected attacker before being stabbed five times.
Wednesday in Middleton, Leeds, West Yorkshire, the confrontation was caught in broad daylight from a car window.
No one intervened as the two lads fought on the road in the residential neighborhood.
The location was later revealed to be surrounded by police cars and sealed off with tape after the event.
Later, additional footage captured from a distance appeared to show police officers placing a person inside a car.
The adolescent, who cannot be identified, was stabbed five times in broad daylight on Wednesday and is currently undergoing surgery.
The police have arrested a 15-year-old kid on charges of intentionally inflicting great bodily harm. He remains detained.
The victim was apparently defending his younger sibling, who also witnessed the assault and was left “traumatized.”
Wednesday about 4:00 p.m., when the streets were full with children returning home from school, the incident occurred.
His injuries are considered critical but not life-threatening.
The boy’s mother posted images of his injuries and bloodstained clothing on social media.
“This is what some animals did to my son,” she stated. He had five stab wounds: three in the back, one in the shoulder, and one in the jaw.
In Leeds, a 15-year-old was stabbed five times for allegedly standing up to two adolescents who were bullying his younger brother. The unidentified victim is photographed with his injuries in the back of an ambulance.
The boy’s mother posted images of her son’s bruises and bloody clothing on social media.
Since the wounds are so severe, he must undergo surgery to close them.
The images depict the child on his hospital bed with wounds from the assault.
His mother continued, ‘We know who you are, you pathetic cowards, so don’t think you can get away with it.
All because his little brother was being bullied and he stood up for him.
He is thankfully fine. As he viewed it, his little brother and I are traumatized. He will recover, but he will have five attractive scars.
Because the wounds are too deep for stitches, he must undergo surgery to close them.
Wednesday about 4:00 p.m., when the streets were full with children returning from school, the incident occurred.
The video depicts the stabbing of a youngster whose injuries are considered critical but not life-threatening.
The photographs and video of the crime have sparked outrage on social media, with many claiming to recognize the perpetrator.
“It’s foul. It would have been over if he did not have the knife because he chose the wrong child to bully. While the dosser was pushing the knife into him, he was really beating his skull in.
Another relative tweeted, “They did it to my cousin’s son.” They’re cowards, that’s what they are.
They cannot fight with fists, so they resort to knives. He stood up for his younger brother, who was being bullied.
Images and videos of the assault and its aftermath have sparked outrage on social media, with many claiming to recognize the perpetrator.
One comment stated, “The parents should also be held accountable; last year, one of the boys and his two sisters attacked my son and daughter with a brick, and the police did nothing.” Absolute joke.. I hope the boy is okay.
The adolescent is receiving surgery after being stabbed five times in broad daylight near the intersection of Sissons Road and Middleton Park Avenue in Middleton, Leeds, West Yorkshire (file image of the location)
A local added, “It’s shocking. I am astounded as to why children carry knives, and I feel terrible for the boy and his family.
West Yorkshire Police stated, “A 15-year-old male has been arrested in connection with a stabbing that occurred yesterday in Leeds.”
“The male was detained last night on charges of wounding with intent in connection with an incident that occurred near the intersection of Sissons Road and Middleton Park Avenue in Middleton soon before 4:00 p.m.
The victim, a 15-year-old boy, was hospitalized for injuries that were considered critical but not life-threatening.
The accused teenager remains in jail, as Leeds District CID detectives continue their investigation into the event.