Man, 20, found stabbed behind Billions Lounge in Leeds after gang attack

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The man was taken to hospital with injuries that are not thought to be life threatening

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A 20-year-old man was found with serious stab wounds behind a Leeds shisha lounge after an attack by a gang of men.

West Yorkshire Police were called to the scene in Cross Stamford Street at 10.08pm on Sunday by the ambulance service, who had been called after the attack behind the Billions Lounge.

A 20-year-old man was found with stab wounds and was taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

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Initial enquiries show that the victim was attacked by a group of males at the rear of the shisha lounge in Telephone Place, Leeds.

Police said the suspects are believed to have left the area in vehicles.

A scene remains in place today, while officers conduct specialist searches and allow forensic examinations to take place.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact Leeds District CID via 101 quoting crime reference 13210602641 or online via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat.

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

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