FRI PM: Fifth person arrested over Blacker Road, Birkby gang attack
Oct 23 2009 By San Casey
A FIFTH person has been arrested in connection with an attack in Birkby that a left a man fighting for his life.
The 17-year-old was picked up by police in the Fartown area overnight.
The 29-year-old victim, a local man of Polish origin, was brutally assaulted outside the Deluxe Beds factory, at the junction of Blacker Road and Kingcliffe Road, shortly after 8pm on Tuesday.
He suffered serious head injuries and was still critically ill at Leeds General Infirmary today.
Three youths, aged 15, 16 and 17, and a 30-year-old man, were still being questioned by detectives today.
Anyone with information should contact Huddersfield police via 0845 6060606 or Crimestoppers, in confidence, on 0800 555111.