Tributes to teenager with ‘cheeky smile’ killed with machete in road

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Police on Kings Mill Lane in Aspley, Huddersfield

Police have arrested six folks up to now in relation to the incident (Image: MEN Media)

Family and friends of a 17-year-old boy who was stabbed to demise with a machete on the street have paid tribute to him.

The teenager, named domestically as Harley, was attacked on Kings Mill Lane in Aspley, Huddersfield, early on Monday morning.

To date, police have arrested six folks in reference to his demise.

Harley has been described on-line as a much-loved son, cousin and nephew who had a ‘beautiful smile’.

Brett Whitehead, Harley’s cousin, instructed YorkshireLive: ‘He’s a great child with probably the most respect anybody might have – if you happen to did good by him he did greater than good by you.

‘He had manners, he was simply getting himself heading in the right direction and was taken means too early.

‘He will forever be with us in our hearts and minds with his cheeky little smile spreading joy.’

Danny Stephenson, Harley’s uncle, wrote: ‘Relaxation simple now Harley uncle Dan loves you. It doesn’t matter what folks could say or consider this lad his coronary heart was at all times pure.

‘Keep being you up there with that beautiful smile.’

A murder investigation has been launched after a 17-year-old boy who was stabbed with a machete died in hospital. Police were called to Kings Mill Lane, Huddersfield, at 3:57am today (Feb 20) after receiving a report that a teenager was lying on the ground. Caption: Police near the scene of a fatal stabbing on Kings Mill Lane, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, on 20 February 2023

Police tape exterior Cafe 8 in Huddersfield (Image: Yorkshire Reside/MEN Media)

West Yorkshire Police detectives are persevering with to analyze the assault, which befell simply earlier than 4am yesterday.

Officers arrested two males aged 15 and 19 this morning on suspicion of homicide. A 17-year-old feminine was additionally arrested in reference to the investigation. All stay in custody for questioning.

Two males aged 14 and 37 who have been arrested on Monday additionally stay in custody as does a 19-year-old girl.

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