Reports of stabbing in Sheffield suburb 

Have your say

A Sheffield road remains cordoned off by police this afternoon amid reports of a stabbing.

A police cordon is in place on Ellesmere Road in Burngreave after a fight broke out at around 1.30pm.

Police at the scene. Picture: Sam Cooper

Police at the scene. Picture: Sam Cooper

READ MORE: Police cordon off area outside McDonald’s in Sheffield city centre

READ MORE: Sheffield McDonald’s ‘machete attack’ – Everything we know so far 

The road is closed off and detectives are carrying out enquiries at the scene.

One eyewitness said: "There was a fight in the street and it was just a little stabbing that's all."

READ MORE: VIDEO: Footage shows injured man being brought out of Sheffield city centre McDonald’s following ‘machete attack’

A bus driver, who saw the incident but did not want to be named, said a young man was stabbed near the junction with Club Street.

He added: "Somebody was stabbed earlier on. It wasn't a kid but I'd say it was a young man."

Ellsemere Road is closed and two buses are also parked up on the street.

A number of bus services are being diverted while the investigation is carried out.

More to follow.