Sheffield hospital not 'on lockdown' say police

Rumours that an incident at a Sheffield hospital had put the site ‘on lockdown' have been dispelled by police.

By Dan Hayes
Sunday, 9th February 2020, 4:28 pm
Updated Sunday, 9th February 2020, 4:28 pm

Suggestions began to circulate on social media earlier this afternoon that a serious incident had taken place at Northern General Hospital in the city.

However, officers now say they were called out shortly after 2.30pm to reports of a group 'loitering around the building’.

The group then fled when officers approached but police remain at the hospital while enquiries continue.

Northern General Hospital.