Boys, 13 and 15, arrested over attempted robbery in grounds of Sheffield hospital

The Northern General Hospital in Sheffield
The Northern General Hospital in Sheffield

Two boys, aged 13 and 15, have been arrested over an attempted armed robbery in the grounds of a Sheffield hospital.

They were arrested in the early hours of this morning after a 62-year-old man was threatened by a group of youths who who produced a knife and made threats in the grounds of the Northern General Hospital just before 3.30am.

South Yorkshire Police said the culprits fled after being disturbed.