Man was chased down Sheffield street before being stabbed - police

A man stabbed in broad daylight on a Sheffield estate was chased by two men before being attace

Wednesday, 18th April 2018, 7:28 am
Updated Wednesday, 18th April 2018, 7:36 am
A man stabbed in Sheffield yesterday was critical but stable last night

The 30-year-old was stabbed in Batemoor Place, Batemoor, before making his way, injured, to Batemoor Close, where he was found yesterday afternoon.

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A man stabbed in Sheffield yesterday was critical but stable last night

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Detective Sergeant Jamie Henderson said: "At this stage it’s thought two men, described as black and wearing dark coloured clothing, chased the victim down the street before attacking him and fleeing the scene."

Extra police patrols have been ordered in the wake of the attack.

A man stabbed in Sheffield yesterday was critical but stable last night

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111, quoting incident number 395 of April 17.