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Man stabbed in Rotherham town centre

Emergency services on Wellgate, Rotherham, after a stabbing last night
Emergency services on Wellgate, Rotherham, after a stabbing last night

A police probe is underway into a stabbing in Rotherham.

The knife attack on Welllgate was reported to South Yorkshire Police at around 7pm yesterday, according to shocked bystanders.

A man was stabbed on Wellgate, Rotherham

A man was stabbed on Wellgate, Rotherham

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They said two cars pulled up on the street - a black BMW and a black Audi - and one man was knifed as violence flared.

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The street was cordoned off and under police guard for a number of hours while officers carried out enquiries at the scene last night.

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Paramedics were also alerted to the incident.

Details on the attack have not yet been released by South Yorkshire Police.

More to follow.