Appeal To Identify Suspect Over Stabbing, Hirst's Yard, Leeds

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Detectives investigating an incident where a man was stabbed and seriously injured in Leeds have released images of a suspect.

The 26-year-old victim underwent life-saving emergency surgery after being stabbed in the chest outside Mook bar in Hirst’s Yard, off Call Lane, in the early hours of Bank Holiday Monday, August 30. He has since been released from hospital.

CCTV image of the suspect
CCTV image of the suspect
CCTV image of the suspect

Enquiries have shown he was stabbed during a fight outside the bar.

The suspect shown in the images was wearing a baseball cap which was knocked off during the incident revealing shoulder-length hair tied in a bun. He may have received swelling or bruising to his face.

The CCTV images are the best quality currently available.

Anyone who recognises him or who has any information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact Leeds District CID via 101 quoting crime reference 13210439346 or online via

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

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