Man stable in hospital after emergency incident outside Sheffield Cathedral last night

A man at the centre of an emergency incident outside Sheffield Cathedral is now in a stable condition in hospital.

Tuesday, 17th May 2022, 8:53 am

East Parade, close to Sheffield Catherdral, was sealed off yesterday evening, along with some of the cathedral’s gardens, with police and paramedics at the scene.

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Police this morning revealed that the incident had been a medical emergency. A man was taken to hospital afterwards by ambulance.

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A man at the centre of an emergency incident outside Sheffield Cathedral is now in a stable condition in hospital.

South Yorkshire Police said in a statement: “Officers attended alongside Yorkshire Ambulance Service reports of a man unconscious on East Parade in Sheffield at 6:30pm.

“The man was taken to hospital by ambulance where he is believed to be in a stable condition.”

Eye witnesses had reported four police cars and an ambulance at the scene with a number of officers visible and a police cordon in place.

East Parade, where the incident happened, is the road which connects Church Street with Campo Lane in the city centre.