Woman found bleeding in middle of Burngreave road taken to Sheffield hospital

A woman was taken to hospital and has been detained under the Mental Health Act after she was found bleeding in the middle of a road in Sheffield.

By Claire Lewis
Sunday, 12th April 2020, 8:22 am
Updated Sunday, 12th April 2020, 8:24 am
A woman was taken to hospital after being found bleeding in Burngreave Road, Burngreave, Sheffield, in the early hours of this morning.
A woman was taken to hospital after being found bleeding in Burngreave Road, Burngreave, Sheffield, in the early hours of this morning.

South Yorkshire Police said the woman was discovered bleeding in Burngreave Road, Burngreave, at around 12.40am today.

Officers blocked off the road and paramedics were called to the scene.

The woman’s wounds were found to be self-inflicted and were described by the police as superficial.

The woman has been detained for her safety.