Unknown woman ‘assaulted man with bladed weapon’ on the Wicker in Sheffield

A woman stabbed a man on the Wicker in Sheffield before fleeing the scene this evening.

Monday, 25th March 2019, 8:44 pm
Updated Monday, 25th March 2019, 9:03 pm
The area was sealed off. Picture: Dan Hayes
The area was sealed off. Picture: Dan Hayes

Police were called to North Bank at 6.20pm and sealed off an area outside an office building close to Blonk Street. 

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Police seal off part of the Wicker in Sheffield
The area was sealed off. Picture: Dan Hayes

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Officers said a man was stabbed by an unknown woman who then fled the scene and is still at large.

In a statement, the force said officers were called out to reports that a “man had been assaulted.

“A 20-year-old man is believed to have been approached by a woman unknown to him, who has assaulted him with a bladed weapon. She then left the area. 

Officers seal off the scene. Picture: Dan Hayes

“The weapon has been recovered at the scene. The 20-year-old man has been taken to hospital with a serious arm injury. 

“Enquiries are ongoing to locate the offender.” 

Spatters of blood appeared to be on the pavement behind the police cordon. 

A police car at the cordon. Picture: Dan Hayes

A man who runs a business close by said: “I just saw all of the flashing lights but I didn’t see what happened.

“It makes you feel very uneasy.” 

Call police with information on 101.  

Officers are investigating.
Police at the scene.