Evidence marker spotted at Sheffield city centre murder scene as area remains sealed off

Police have preserved part of the crime scene in Sheffield city centre where a man was fatally stabbed on Friday afternoon.

Saturday, 18th September 2021, 8:23 am

Two white sheets have been laid out on the ground outside Sports Direct and are being held down by various objects, with an evidence marker also spotted inside the cordon on High Street.

Officers rushed to the scene at around 4:30pm yesterday following reports a man had suffered serious injuries after being stabbed in broad daylight.

The victim, who has yet to be named, was taken to hospital via ambulance but sadly passed away at around 5:15pm.

A man in his 30s was arrested at the scene.

Six uniformed officers guarded the cordon, which also covers the entrance to Sports Direct, on Saturday morning.

They were unable to confirm when High Street would reopen.

Criminal Investigation Department (CID) officers are expected to visit the scene today.

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