Man fighting for life after stabbing near Sheffield park

Pic: An air ambulance landed in Ruskin Park, Sheffield, after a stabbing (Pic: Joe Postello Wentworth)
Pic: An air ambulance landed in Ruskin Park, Sheffield, after a stabbing (Pic: Joe Postello Wentworth)

A man is fighting for life this morning after he was stabbed near a Sheffield park.

He was knifed close to Walkley Park, off Greaves Street, Walkley, at around 6.50pm yesterday and he was rushed to the Northern General Hospital.

An air ambulance landed in the park after receiving reports of the stabbing.

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A family member said he was knifed three times in his chest and underwent emergency surgery.

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The relative said a member of the public gave emergency first aid until paramedics arrived at the scene to take over in the battle to save his life.

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He remains in intensive care this morning.

A police probe into the incident is under way.

More to follow.