Man in serious condition after stabbing in Sheffield city centre

A cordon is in place in Sheffield’s city centre following reports that a man was stabbed.

Sunday, 29th December 2019, 12:49 pm

South Yorkshire Police has said the incident took place at around 4.23am on December 29.

A police spokeswoman said a 23-year-old man was reportedly stabbed near to Barkers Pool, sustaining serious injuries.

He was taken to hospital to receive treatment, where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

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Police investigating the scene.

An investigation has been launched to find who is responsible and cordons remain in place at Barkers Pool and Burgess Street. No one has currently been arrested.

A police spokeswoman said: “While this is believed to be an isolated incident, additional patrols are being carried out, and an increased police presence will remain in the area while our officers carry out their enquiries.

“If you have any information which may help our officers, please call 101 quoting incident number 156 of 29 December 2019 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

People can be seen looking at the scene.
Police are investigating the scene.