Police are probing a SECOND machete attack in Huddersfield.
Detectives have today revealed a 32-year-old man was seriously injured after being attacked by a man armed with a machete in Huddersfield on Sunday.
He received a serious head injury when he was assaulted by a man at the Spa Car Wash on Manchester Road in Thornton Lodge.
It was the second machete attack in the space of 24 hours.
Police are still appealing for information after a 17-year-old youth was seriously injured in Birkby .
He suffered serious hand injuries when he was assaulted by a male with a machete type weapon in Arnold Street, on Saturday teatime.
Police were alerted at about 6.30pm when the victim attended Huddersfield Royal Infirmary .
The teenager is “stable” in hospital but police described his injuries as “life-changing”.
The second attack happened on Sunday afternoon.
It is not yet known if the incidents are linked.
Police were alerted at 2.40pm when the man went to the Royal Infirmary. He remains in hospital in a stable condition, with injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.
Det Con Paul Morrision, of Kirklees CID, said: “I would appeal to anyone who was in and around the area on Sunday afternoon who may have witnessed the incident, or who may have any information to come forward. Enquiries are ongoing.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Morrison at Kirklees CID via 101, quoting 959 of 3/7 or by calling Crimestoppers, the independent anonymous crime fighting charity on 0800 555 111.
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