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