Woman arrested as investigation into stabbing of Sheffield boy, 15, continues

A woman has been arrested as part of the police investigation into the stabbing of a boy, aged 15, in Sheffield.

Thursday, 28th March 2019, 11:59 am
Updated Thursday, 28th March 2019, 3:18 pm
A man's arm was slashed in the Wicker area on Monday (Pic: Dan Hayes)
A man's arm was slashed in the Wicker area on Monday (Pic: Dan Hayes)

The 37-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender following a knife attack in Raeburn Road, Herdings, on Monday night.

CRIME: Extra police expected on Sheffield estate after reports of shootingA 15-year-old boy suffered serious injuries and remains in hospital in a stable condition this afternoon.

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Another 15-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of attempted murder has been released on bail as enquires continue.

POLICE: Investigations into two stabbings in Sheffield on same night continueDetective Chief Inspector Phil Etheridge who is leading the investigation, said: “The victim of this distressing incident was persuaded to leave his home by an individual who was known to him, a dispute then took place which resulted in him being stabbed."My team are working hard to understand what this dispute was about and why it escalated so quickly.

“I would appeal to anyone who has information that may help us to come forward and talk to us."Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

Quote incident number 989 of March 25.