Man stabbed in chest in Sheffield attack

Police search the garden on Horninglow Road
Police search the garden on Horninglow Road
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Police with sniffer dogs were today hunting for clues after a man was stabbed in the chest in Sheffield.

The 34-year-old victim was in hospital today with serious injuries after suffering a suspected stab wound to his chest and cuts to his face following the incident in Firth Park.

The assault happened just before 5.15pm yesterday.

Police officers were called to a house on Horninglow Road, off Tideswell Road, following reports of a disturbance.

This afternoon, an officer stood guard outside the property while scenes of crime officers searched the garden and house

A spokesman for South Yorkshire Police said: “It is believed an assault took place inside a house on Horninglow Road and the altercation continued on the street.

“Officers remain at the scene and inquiries are ongoing.”

The man’s condition is described as serious but not life threatening.

No arrests have been made and police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 791 of 15/09/2014 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.