Police probe continues into New Year's Eve stabbing in Sheffield which left man fighting for life

A police probe into a stabbing in Sheffield on New Year’s Eve, which left a man fighting for life, is continuing.

Monday, 17th June 2019, 7:28 am
Updated Tuesday, 18th June 2019, 3:52 pm

A 27-year-old man was seriously injured in an attack close to the Wagon and Horses pub in Chapeltown at around 8.25pm on December 31.

Four men have been arrested so far but charges have not yet been brought.

Two 19-year-old men have been released on bail pending further enquiries and 20-year-old man and a 17-year-old youth have been released under investigation.

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A man was stabbed in Chapeltown, Sheffield, on New Year's Eve

South Yorkshire Police said ‘enquiries are ongoing to ascertain exactly what happened that evening’.

Detective Constable Victoria Kenny, investigating the case, said: "We are continuing to carry out extensive enquiries about what happened on New Year's Eve, but I still need witnesses to come forward.

"This happened right in the centre of Chapeltown close to busy pubs and bars, if you can remember anything from that night that might help, please contact us.”

Door supervisors working at the Tap House and Gin Bar and an off-duty nurse provided emergency first aid to the victim of the knife attack before paramedics arrived at the crime scene.

Call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident 718 of December 31.