Police launch witness appeal over Sheffield teenager assaulted at 'outdoor rave event'

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a Sheffield teenager was left with severe head injuries after an assault at a ‘outdoor rave event’.

Tuesday, 4th June 2019, 5:53 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th June 2019, 1:43 pm

The 17-year-old was left requiring surgery after the assault which took place in the early hours of Sunday, June 2 at Lady Cannings Plantation on Sheephill Road in Sheffield.

A 20-year-old man was arrested and remains in custody but police are now appealing for anyone else who saw what happened to come forward.

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The 17-year-old was taken to hospital with injuries from an unknown weapon but his condition is not believed to be life-threatening.

Anyone with information is asked to call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 178 of June 2.