Video shows the frightening moment when a man “covered in blood” and wielding a “machete” burst into a house following a “double stab” in Mirfield.
Two men were rushed to hospital yesterday morning, August 7, after police were called to Greenside Estate.
One of the men was treated for minor injuries while the other had to stay in hospital.
Video taken just moments after the attack shows a frantic group of men and women surrounding a man who is holding a bladed item that appears to be a machete.
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The man then turns to the woman behind him, pointing her at her, before tripping into her arms and running away.
A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said: “Police were called to the Greenside Estate in Mirfield at 10:28 am on August 7 following a report of two men injured.
“One of the men was taken to hospital with minor injuries.
“The other man, who suffered more serious injuries, remains in the hospital for the time being.”
Investigations are underway into the “double stabbing” perpetrated by the Kirklees District CID, but it is believed to be an isolated incident.
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