Attempted murder arrest after South Yorkshire man 'fled scene of stabbing'

A1M near Doncaster. Picture: Google
A1M near Doncaster. Picture: Google
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A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after fleeing the scene of a stabbing.

Police were called out to reports of a serious assault in Thurnscoe at 3.10pm earlier today.

The man, believed to be aged in his 30s, has been taken to hospital with serious stab injuries.

A suspect, reportedly armed with a knife, fled the scene in a vehicle, leading to the deployment of armed officers to search for the individual.

A vehicle matching the description was stopped by armed officers close to junction 37 of the A1M.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "One man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and is currently in police custody.

"Enquiries are ongoing."