Meadowhall stabbing: Boy was attacked in taxi, police revealÂ
AÂ boy stabbed outsideÂ Meadowhall was attackedÂ in a taxi, it has emerged this morning.
The 16-year-old boy was injured in an attack at the taxi rank in the car park near Next at around 7.20pm.
South Yorkshire Police said he was '˜targeted' and the stabbing took place while he was inside a taxi.
Tackling supply of drugs '˜a priority' for police in Sheffield He was taken to hospitalÂ with non-life threatening leg injuries and is said to be in a stable condition this morning.
TwoÂ 16-year-old boys have been arrested on suspicion of wounding and remain in police custody.
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Crime: ManÂ who worked at Sheffield school jailed for child grooming offences Detective Inspector Jamie Henderson, from Sheffield CID, said: 'I appreciate that last night's incident will have been upsetting and rather shocking for those who were at the shopping centre last night.
'I'd like to reassure you that from our initial enquiries so far, we believe this to be an isolated, targeted incident that took place inside a taxi.
'We're grateful to the security staff at the shopping centre for their support yesterday evening, as well as to the members of the public who have come forward to help with our investigation.'
Witnesses should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quoteÂ incident number 809 ofÂ November 12.