Residents warned not to approach man wanted for 'serious assaults' in Sheffield

Police are appealing to the public for help to find a man wanted in connection with two serious assaults in Sheffield.

By Sophie Wills
Tuesday, 25th February 2020, 3:56 pm
Updated Wednesday, 26th February 2020, 3:05 pm

Lewis O’Brien, 24, is wanted for questioning in relation to the incidents which are said to have taken place in February and December 2019.

‘Extensive enquiries’ have been carried out by detectives to trace O’Brien so far, but he is believed to be evading officers.

O’Brien also goes by the name of Lewis Grant.

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Do not approach him if you see him.

He is described as being of slim build, with black hair and has a scar on his left cheek.

He has links to Stocksbridge, Chapeltown, Lowedges and Sharrow.

If you’ve seen him, or know where he is, do not approach him- call 999 immediately quoting reference number 14/189042/20.

Alternatively, you can stay completely anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers via their website Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling their UK Contact Centre on 0800 555 111.