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Taxi rank victim punched and stamped on by group of "YOUNG PEOPLE" in Leeds

Updated: Oct 26, 2021

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Officers are appealing for information after a man was assaulted by a group of young people outside Leeds railway station.

At 1.30am on Sunday 26 September, a man was stood outside the station with two friends when a large group of young people approached him.

A few members of the group tried to engage in a conversation with him, and he walked to the taxi rank. The group followed and chased him past the taxi rank and into the road, they then punched him to the ground and repeatedly kicked and stamped on him.

The victim managed to get up and walk back towards the taxi rank, when the group began attacking him again.

The first member of the group is described as a white male of slim build with curly light brown hair, wearing light grey jogger shorts, a dark grey sweatshirt with a graphic on the chest, and black trainers. The second was a white male of larger build with short brown hair, wearing black jeans, and a black and grey hoody.

The third is described as a white female of slim build with dark brown curly hair, wearing grey tracksuit bottoms, a black top and jacket, and white trainers.

The fourth was a white male of medium build with black hair, wearing grey tracksuit bottoms and a zip up coat with white on the top.

Officers are keen to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident to assist their enquiries.

Witnesses, or anyone with information, can contact BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 59 of 26/09/21.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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