Stab victim ‘covered in blood’ knocked on the door of Sheffield supermarket for help

A stab victim “covered in blood” knocked on the door of a Sheffield supermarket to ask staff members for help.

Friday, 11th December 2020, 11:50 am

The man, who is in his 40s, was slashed in the face during an altercation in the early hours of Friday morning (11 December).

He then reportedly made his way to the Co-op on Chapel Street, in Woodhouse, to get help at around 6am.

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The front entrance of the Co-op on Chapel Street in Woodhouse remains sealed off.

An anonymous source told The Star: “Staff at the store have gone to open up and the person saw the lights on and knocked on the door.

"He had clearly been stabbed. They saw a guy covered in blood and the first thing they did was phone the emergency services.”

Police confirmed they were called to the scene at 6.21am by the ambulance service.

A spokesperson said the victim has been taken to hospital for treatment for a slash wound. The injuries are not thought to be serious.

Staff at the Co-op called the emergency services.

Officers remain at the scene carrying out enquiries.