Man in critical condition and fighting for life after being stabbed in the neck
Police are appealing for any witnesses after a man was stabbed in Maltby, Rotherham yesterday (9 May).
At around 11am, emergency services were called to reports that a man was seriously injured in Churchill Avenue. The 30-year-old had suffered a knife wound to his neck and remains in a critical condition in hospital.
A 32-year-old Rotherham man was arrested nearby on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent. He remains in police custody.
DCI Simon Palmer said: “Officers have remained in the area over the past 24 hours and searches will continue in Maltby today.
“Our priority is to establish what happened in the minutes leading up to the man suffering such a serious injury.
“If you were in the area and saw, or captured anything on dash cam or CCTV footage, please call us.”
The incident number is 279 of 9 May. You can call 101, or report information via Crimestoppers and remain completely anonymous. The Crimestoppers number is 0800 555 111.