Suspect arrested over Sheffield knife attack was wearing stab vest

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Three men – including one who was wearing a stab vest – were arrested after a knife attack in Sheffield city centre.

South Yorkshire Police said the three men were arrested over a stabbing in which a man was knifed in his leg last night.

Spice found on one of three men arrested over a stabbing in Sheffield city centre last night

Spice found on one of three men arrested over a stabbing in Sheffield city centre last night

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The man was taken to hospital for treatment but no other details on his condition have yet been released.

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One of the three men arrested over the attack was found to be wearing a stab vest and was carrying spice and cash.

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The men were arrested within an hour of the stabbing and remain in police custody this morning.

In a statement, South Yorkshire Police said: “Once again, confirmation that low level drug use and supply can lead to more serious criminal activity with significant consequences.
“The three detained males will have a lot of explaining to do in the morning.”