Man still in custody over stabbing in Sheffield street

Police officers are investigating a stabbing in Sheffield
Police officers are investigating a stabbing in Sheffield
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A man remained in police custody last night over a stabbing in a Sheffield street.

The 31-year-old was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a knife attack in Norton Avenue, Norton, at around 9.30pm on Sunday, June 18.

South Yorkshire Police said there was an altercation outside the Bagshaw Arms, which then spilled into the street.

As one of the parties involved was attempting to get into a taxi, a knife was produced.

A 29-year-old man was stabbed in his chest and taken to hospital for treatment.

His injuries are nor life threatening.

A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: "Officers responded to reports of a group of men involved in an altercation outside the Bagshaw Arms on Norton Avenue, Sheffield.

"The altercation continued into the street where a 29-year-old man suffered a stab wound to his chest and was taken to hospital to receive treatment. His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

"A 31-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and currently remains in police custody.

"Officers have launched an investigation into the incident and are asking for anyone who was in the area at the time, or who witnessed anything that may be able to assist their enquiries, to report it."

Call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.