Man, 24, in hospital after second Sheffield stabbing on Friday night

A 24-year-old man was hospitalised after being stabbed in Sheffield on Friday night – the second city stabbing in the space of a few hours.

Saturday, 30th May 2020, 2:52 pm
Updated Sunday, 31st May 2020, 8:22 pm

At 9.09pm police were called to Atlantic Drive in Lowedges following reports a man had “suffered wounds to his upper leg.”

He was taken to hospital by ambulance with injuries a police spokesperson said were not life-threatening.

Earlier that day, just before 5pm, a 16-year-old boy was rushed to hospital after being stabbed near to Jaunty Park. It is not known if the incidents are linked.

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A cordon of police tape (Photo credit should read NIKLAS HALLE'N/AFP via Getty Images)

A picture from the scene showed three police vehicles and an ambulance on Atlantic Drive and Atlantic Crescent.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “We received a call at 9:09pm yesterday (29 May) to reports of a stabbing on Atlantic Drive in Sheffield.

“A 24-year-old man suffered wounds to his upper leg. He was taken to hospital by ambulance. His injuries are not life-threatening. Enquiries are on-going.”

Atlantic Drive in Lowedges, where a 24-year-old man was stabbed on Friday night.