5th arrest on Birkby assault
Oct 24 2009 by Neil Atkinson, Huddersfield Daily Examiner
A FIFTH person has been arrested in connection with an attack in Birkby that left a man fighting for his life.
The 17-year-old was picked up by police in the Fartown area.
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 King Cliffe 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 on 0845 6060606 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.