Police cordon in place in Hillsborough, Sheffield, amid unconfirmed reports of another stabbing

This is the scene near Hillsborough Interchange this morning, where a large police cordon is in place amid unconfirmed reports of another stabbing in Sheffield.

Sunday, 23rd September 2018, 11:03 am
Updated Sunday, 23rd September 2018, 11:07 am
A police cordon in Hillsborough

Part of Walkley Road, behind The Rawson Spring pub, is closed and Forbes Road is shut, from the junction with Langsett Road.

One woman, who asked not to be named, said two people had been stabbed in the early hours of this morning.

A police cordon in Hillsborough

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The mum of one of the victims said the other man was in intensive care this morning after being stabbed in the stomach.

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The incident follows a fatal assault on Friday evening at Valley Centertainment, in which a man believed to be in his 20s died, and a woman having her neck slashed in Southey Green yesterday morning.

Langsett Road remains open and trams are running as normal.

Police said a 24-year-old man had been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and section18 wounding.