Sheffield schoolboy 'stabbed and run over' in space of three weeks

A Sheffield schoolboy was stabbed and struck by a motorbike in a hit-and run in the space of three weeks.

The 15-year-old who attends Chaucer School, Parson Cross, was reportedly stabbed in his leg in Parson Cross Park on Thursday, June 7.

A boy was stabbed in a Sheffield park and struck by a bike in a hit-and-run

A boy was stabbed in a Sheffield park and struck by a bike in a hit-and-run

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It is claimed he was walking through the park as he made his way to watch his brother play football when he was attacked.

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His mum said he was approached by three teenage boys and one of them stabbed him in his leg, leaving him needing hospital treatment.

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Three weeks later - on Thursday, June 28 - the teenager was reportedly knocked to the ground by a motorbike in a hit-and-run on Wordsworth Avenue, Parson Cross, as he made his way to school.

The schoolboy's family want police officers to look for possible links between both incidents.

A Chaucer School pupil was stabbed and involved in a hit-and-run in the space of three weeks

A Chaucer School pupil was stabbed and involved in a hit-and-run in the space of three weeks

His mum said the teenager was bullied by boys from another school in the weeks before the stabbing and had been threatened by them.

She reported the bullying and threats to South Yorkshire Police and claims officers were due to have spoken to the culprits.

"My son was walking through Parson Cross Park to watch his brother play football when he was stabbed in his leg, then three weeks later he was knocked over by a motorbike in a hit-and-run," she said.

"Because of the bullying he has suffered I want the police to look at whether these two are linked.

"Both the stabbing and hit-and-run have been reported to the police but so far nobody has spoke to us about the bike mounting a pavement, hitting him and then driving off.

"The police knew about the bullying and threats before my son was stabbed and said they were going to speak to those involved. This needs to be looked into and taken seriously."

South Yorkshire Police has not yet commented.