LIVE BLOG: BREAKING incident on Sheffield High Street

An incident has taken place on Sheffield High Street with one man fatally injured as police and emergency services attend the scene.

Friday, 17th September 2021, 7:54 pm

Police were called at around 4:30pm this afternoon (17 September) to reports that a man was stabbed in High Street, suffering serious injuries.

Officers attended the scene and arrested a man in his 30s.

The victim was taken to hospital via an ambulance, but sadly passed away at around 5.15pm.

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Police incident on High Street in Sheffield City Centre.

Anyone with information about the incident should call 101 quoting incident number 585 of 17 September.

LIVE BLOG: BREAKING police attend incident on Sheffield High Street

Last updated: Friday, 17 September, 2021, 22:43

High Street still closed as police continue investigations

High Street remains closed tonight as police continue their investigation into the fatal stabbing of a man in Sheffield city centre.

Stagecoach Supertram had said earlier this evening that services were not running between Shalesmoor and Fitzalan Square and expected this to be the case until the end of service tonight.

Read the full story on the murder enquiry here.

High Street remains closed tonight

What do we know so far?

  • South Yorkshire Police said they were called at around 4.30pm on September 17 to reports that a man was stabbed in High Street, suffering serious injuries.
  • The man was fatally injured - after being given CPR at the scene he was taken to hospital via ambulance, but sadly passed away at around 5.15pm.
  • Police have arrested a man in his thirties to assist them with their enquiries, with a murder investigation launched.
  • The incident caused travel disruption in the city centre as commuters attempted to make their way home from work.
  • Police are appealing for information about the incident - anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 585 of 17 September.

Travel disruptions amidst double stabbing in Sheffield

The double stabbing in Sheffield that occurred one hour apart on Friday afternoon has caused travel disruptions in and out of the city during rush hour traffic. Read more here.

A murder investigation is under way following the death of a man in Sheffield city centre on Friday afternoon.

Read the full story here.

Sheffield boy, 14, stabbed in broad daylight after school ended

In a separate incident this afternoon, a 14-year-old boy was rushed to hospital in Sheffield after being stabbed shortly after school ended. Read more here.

Police have confirmed the victim sadly passed away at around 5.15pm.

One eyewitness said: “I was in McDonald’s and a friend said something had happened outside, so I came out and the man was just lying there. There were two police officers and one was doing CPR on his chest. One had covered his face with a towel.

“There was blood all over the floor. A few people were saying that somebody ran up behind him and slit his throat.

“They said it happened outside Sports Direct but he managed to make it over the road then collapsed.

“More police cars came and a first responder. They taped off the area and wheeled him into an ambulance, while still performing CPR on him.”

Police were called at around 4:30pm this afternoon (17 September) to reports that a man was stabbed in High Street, suffering serious injuries.

Officers attended the scene and arrested a man in his 30s.

The victim has been taken to hospital via ambulance.

An investigation has been launched and officers remain at the scene conducting their enquiries.

If anyone saw what happened or has any information that might help our officers, please call 101 quoting incident number 585 of 17 September.

An incident has taken place on Sheffield High Street with one man injured as police and emergency services attend the scene.

Eyewitnesses say they saw the injured man from Mulberry Street with the injury before collapsing by High Court, where there is a lot of blood.

Trams stopped, with about nine police cars, two ambulances and first responders attending the scene.

One witness said he saw the victim receiving CPR.

Another witness who was having a drink in the seating area of Cavells when the incident broke said: “I didn’t see it, but all of a suddent there was a lad shouting and someone ran across the street.

“I wasn’t sure what was happening, it was like everyone was suddenly staring and looking. The police arrived minutes later.”

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