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.

Tuesday, 26th March 2019, 7:51 pm
Officers are at the scene. 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

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

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The area has been cordoned off. Picture: Dan Hayes

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.

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

A cordon has been established. Picture: Dan Hayes

“Enquiries are ongoing to locate the offender.”

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

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.