Man stabbed in Doncaster town centre

A man was take to hospital after being stabbed in Doncaster town centre this morning.

Wednesday, 18th April 2018, 1:55 pm
Updated Wednesday, 18th April 2018, 1:56 pm
Police officers in Printing Office Street, Doncaster, after a stabbing

The 26-year-old was knifed in Priory Place, off Printing Office Street, at around 7am.

A man was stabbed in Doncaster today

South Yorkshire Police said his injury was serious but not life threatening.

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Police officers investigating the incident have cordoned off an area of Printing Office Street while enquiries are carried out in the town centre.

A man was stabbed in Doncaster today

A 27-year-old man has been arrested over the incident and remains in police custody.

He is being held on suspicion of wounding.

A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: "Officers investigating a reported assault in Doncaster town centre this morning have arrested a 27-year-old man.

"At around 7am this morning, officers responded to reports a man had sustained a suspected stab wound on Priory Place, Doncaster.

"The 26-year-old sustained a serious but non-life threatening injury in the incident and was taken to hospital to receive treatment.

"The 27-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of wounding and currently remains in police custody."

In 2016, a homeless man was beaten half to death in the same area.

Daniel Walker, 28, of Grange Road, Woodlands, jailed for nine years for an attack carried out against a 'vulnerable' homeless man in 'no fit state to defend himself'.

He admitted one count of grievous bodily harm.