Police patrols stepped up after knife attack in Sheffield

Police officers have been drafted in to patrol the streets of a Sheffield suburb after a man was stabbed last night.

South Yorkshire Police said there will be an 'increased police presence' in and around Langsett today after a man was left fighting for life in a knife attack.

Langsett Close

Langsett Close

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The force said the 21-year-old was stabbed in Langsett Close, Langsett, during an 'altercation'.

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He was rushed to the Northern General Hospital, where he underwent emergency surgery last night.

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The man remains in intensive care this morning.