Killers of Sheffield dad on the run

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The killers of a Sheffield dad stabbed to death in a Sheffield street are still on the run this afternoon - nearly 24 hours after the knife attack.

Jarvin Blake, aged 22, was knifed at the junction of Brackley Street and Catherine Street, Burngreave, in an attack at 3.20pm yesterday afternoon.

A police cordon is in place in Burngreave this morning after a fatal stabbing

A police cordon is in place in Burngreave this morning after a fatal stabbing

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Detectives believe a car pulled up and a number of people got out before chasing Jarvin and a friend and then stabbing them.

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The attackers then fled and have not yet been tracked down.

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Jarvin was taken to hospital with stab wounds to his upper body but could not be saved.

A 23-year-old man injured in the same incident remains in hospital in a stable condition today.

Sheffield's District Commander, Chief Superintendent Stuart Barton, has issued a direct plea to those involved in the attack to hand themselves in.

He said Jarvin's family is devastated at the murder.

Detectives are said to be keeping an open mind over the motive for the attack.

Around 70 police officers, staff and detectives are working on the case.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.