Woman arrested in connection with Ecclesall Road assault that left man critically injured

A 31-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with an incident in Ecclesall Road yesterday (September 20), in which a man was seriously injured.

Sunday, 20th September 2020, 8:15 pm

Emergency services were called shortly after 5.30pm to reports that a man had been assaulted. The 36-year-old was taken to hospital by air ambulance, where he remains in a critical condition.

The woman, from Sheffield, is currently in police custody being questioned on suspicion of assisting an offender.

Yesterday Ecclesall Road was closed while police dealt with the incident, and the injured man was flown to hospital by air ambulance.

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Police seal off the area after a man was critically injured in Ecclesall Road assault.

Officers remain keen to hear from anyone who saw the incident or who was driving through the area with dash cam footage.

If you can help, please call 101 quoting incident number 720 of 19 September.

You can also give information anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers via their website – www.crimestoppers-uk.org – or by calling their UK Contact Centre on 0800 555 111

Ecclesall Road was closed last night after the assault