Boy, 15, ambushed and stabbed in the arm and leg in Sheffield street attack

Three men are being hunted by the police today after a 15-year-old boy was stabbed in a Sheffield street.

Tuesday, 2nd February 2021, 11:18 am

The boy was ambushed as he walked from Wordsworth Crescent towards Dryden Road, Southey, at around 9pm yesterday.

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South Yorkshire Police said the teen suffered puncture wounds to his arm and leg in the stabbing.

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A 15-year-old boy was stabbed as he walked from Wordsworth Crescent to Dryden Road, Southey, Sheffield, last night

The incident is being treated as a targeted attack.

South Yorkshire Police said: “We received a call from Yorkshire Ambulance Service at 9pm yesterday for officers' attendance at reports of a stabbing on Dryden Road in Sheffield.

“It is alleged that three men approached a 15 year-old boy while he was walking from Wordsworth Crescent towards Dryden Road.

“The boy suffered puncture wounds to his leg and arm. This is believed to be a targeted attack and enquiries are on-going.”

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 801 of February 1.

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