Police called to ‘stabbing’ in Sheffield suburb

Police were called to a reported knifepoint robbery in a Sheffield suburb.

Thursday, 5th September 2019, 8:35 pm
South View Road, Sharrow (photo: Google).

The incident took place at around 5.30am on Thursday on South View Road in Sharrow.

Police were called to the scene by a witness but when they arrived no victim could be found, only blood and a knife.

A cordon was put in place while crime scene investigators completed their work but has since been taken down.

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Coun Jim Steinke

Sharrow councillor Jim Steinke reassured people living in the area that ‘everything was in hand’.

He said: “I am aware that people often say there’s a lot of crime in the area but crime rates are actually quite low compared to other areas of the city.

“It’s a bit strange that we haven’t found the victim but I think everything is in hand.”

A police spokesperson said: “We received a call at 5:33am on Thursday, September 5 from a witness to an alleged robbery of a man on South View Road in Sheffield.

“Officers attended the scene and located blood and a weapon but no victim has come forward to identify themselves.

“Enquires are on-going, if you have any information that can help officers please call 101 quoting incident number 110 of 5 September.”