A teenager was injured after being stabbed in Greenhead Park .

Police are appealing for witnesses to the attack, which happened in the early evening on Friday near the skate park at the Westbourne Road end.

The 15-year-old boy was walking in the park between 5.30pm and 6pm when he was approached from behind by a man who stabbed him in his back and lower left arm with an unidentified sharp object.

The suspect, who was wearing a hooded top, then fled the scene.

DC Simon Thomas of Huddersfield CID, said: "Enquiries are ongoing into this incident and possible motives for the attack which, fortunately, did not result in the victim being seriously hurt.

"Anyone who saw the attack, which took place near the Skate Park on Westbourne Road, or who has information should contact myself at Huddersfield CID on 101.

Skate park at Greenhead Park

The boy was hospitalised but later discharged.

The attack happens just a week after a 26-year-old man was robbed while walking with his girlfriend on Park Drive South, next to Greenhead Park.

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The man was grabbed around the neck by one of three men who then fled the scene after his girlfriend began to scream for help.

The victim later found £20 had been stolen but recovered his wallet, glasses and keys nearby.

Anyone with any information on either of the unrelated incidents can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.