SHEFFIELD AXE ATTACK LATEST: Man charged with attempted murder

A man has been charged with attempted murder following a horror attack on five police officers in Sheffield.

Friday, 15th April 2016, 11:35 am

Nathan Sumner, aged 35, of Plowright Close, is due to appear before Sheffield magistrates over the incident in Gleadless Valley on Wednesday night.

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Two officers called to a report of a ‘domestic incident’ in a flat in Plowright Close were attacked and three others were injured in the Co-op in nearby Blackstock Road as they attempted to apprehend the culprit.

Sumner has been charged with attempted murder, six counts of assault by beating, a section 47 assault, two counts of making threats to kill, affray, threatening a person with a blade in a public place and production of cannabis.