Shirecliffe stabbing: Everything known about attack as police seek culprit

As a police probe into a stabbing in Sheffield last night gathers pace, here is everything known about the attack so far:

Friday, 16th July 2021, 11:56 am

When was the stabbing?

The knife attack took place at around 9pm yesterday.

Where was the attack?

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A man was stabbed in Firshill Crescent, Shirecliffe, last night

It happened on Firshill Crescent, Shirecliffe.

What happened?

An injured man was found in the street and the alarm was raised, with policed officers immediately deployed.

What is known about the victim?

His name has not been released, but he is 36 years old.

How is he?

The victim was taken to hospital with two stab wounds. He remains there today in a stable condition.

Have any arrests been made?

No, police officers have not yet tracked down the culprit.

What is happening at the crime scene today?

A police cordon is in place at the crime scene. It is taped off and under police guard.

There are blood stains clearly visible on a pavement within the cordon.

Buses have been diverted to avoid the cordon.

What has South Yorkshire Police said about the incident?

Residents have been warned to expect to see an increase in police officers in the area.

Have any appeals been made?

Detectives are urging anyone in the area last night to come forward. They particularly want to speak to witnesses or anyone with information which may assist the investigation.

How do people pass on information?

Call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 986 of July 15.

Cimestoppers can also be contacted on 0800 555111.