Stab victim undergoes surgery as man charged with attack

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A MAN has been charged with assault and possession of an imitation firearm following a stabbing attack in Sheffield.

The 38-year-old was arrested and quizzed by detectives over the weekend over an incident on Fox Hill Crescent, Fox Hill, where a 17-year-old was stabbed in his stomach.

He appeared before Sheffield magistrates on Monday and was remanded in custody for a week.

A 22-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of assault has been bailed pending further enquiries.

They were arrested after a 17-year-old was stabbed on Friday night.

The attack punctured his liver had he has undergone surgery to repair the damage.

He needed two blood transfusions to replace the blood he lost in the attack.

His father said the teenager lost a lot of blood and was now in a stable condition but still recovering from his ordeal in the Northern General Hospital.

“He was only visiting Fox Hill to see his girlfriend when this happened,” he said.

“He was stabbed twice in his stomach and his liver ended up punctured so he had to have an operation to repair it.

“He was in a bad way,” said his father.

Anyone with information about the incident at 10.25pm on Friday should call South Yorkshire Police on 0114 2202020.

Crimestoppers can also be contacted on 0800 555111 and information can be given anonymously.