A teenager was stabbed in Huddersfield town centre.
The 16-year-old is recovering in hospital after he was knifed in the upper leg in a car park on Saturday afternoon.
Detectives said the teen was walking through Alfred Street car park with a friend when another young male approached and stabbed him without warning.
The shocking attack by the Wilkinson’s store, close to Huddersfield Town Hall, happened in front of shoppers at 4.30pm.
The attacker quickly ran from the scene while the victim’s friend called for help.
It is thought there was no altercation prior to the stabbing.
Det Insp Mark Colman said the victim’s injuries were not life threatening.
A 17-year-old male from the Huddersfield area was arrested on Sunday morning.
He has been released on police bail and inquiries are ongoing.
Det Insp Colman added: “We do not believe this to be a random attack but I would ask anyone with information to come forward.”
Any witnesses or people with information can contact Kirklees CID via 101 or ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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