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UPDATE: CCTV showing final hours before Sheffield dad Jarvin Blake is stabbed to death

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These are the final hours before Sheffield dad Jarvin Blake is stabbed to death in broad daylight on a city street.

The young dad-of-three from Gleadless couldn't be saved after being chased and then knifed by a gang in Burngreave three weeks' ago.

Jarvin was seen on CCTV in a shop in Handsworth just hours before he was killed. Picture: SYP

Jarvin was seen on CCTV in a shop in Handsworth just hours before he was killed. Picture: SYP

Detectives have now revealed a a blue metallic coloured Volvo pulled up on Catherine Street where Mr Blake died for a few minutes before leaving the area and heading towards Longley after the attack.

The CCTV footage released by police today shows Mr Blake at around 11.30am on Thursday, March 8 in Handsworth, wearing the same clothes just hours before he was attacked.

Mr Blake was stabbed on Catherine Street, at the junction with Brackley Street, at around 3pm. He was with his friend, a 23-year-old man, who was also assaulted before the suspects fled the scene. He was taken to hospital but died shortly after arrival as a result of his injuries.

DCI Steve Handley said: “We know the car pulled up and was on the Street for a few minutes before leaving the area, heading towards Longley, after the stabbing had occurred.

Jarvin was seen on CCTV in a shop in Handsworth just hours before he was killed. He leaves a short time after. Picture: SYP

Jarvin was seen on CCTV in a shop in Handsworth just hours before he was killed. He leaves a short time after. Picture: SYP

“In addition to appealing to anyone who believes they may have seen Jarvin that day from the CCTV footage and may have information, I’d also like to hear from anyone who may have seen this car in the area, either before or after the attack on Jarvin.

“I understand that calling the police can be an uncomfortable prospect for some, however we have set up a dedicated incident room contact number where you can speak to a member of my team directly, and there’s also the option to call Crimestoppers where you can pass information on completely anonymously.

“We are absolutely determined to find out what happened to Jarvin and provide his family with the answers they deserve, so I’d urge anyone yet to come forward to please make contact.”

A number of raids have been carried out by officers across Sheffield and Rotherham since the fatal attack.

He stops to chat to the shopkeeper for a time. Picture: SYP

He stops to chat to the shopkeeper for a time. Picture: SYP

Four men, aged 24, 25, and two 26-year-old's, have been arrested in connection with Mr Blake's murder and all remain on bail pending further enquiries.

DCI Handley added 'every line of enquiry' is being throughly looked at and urged people to come forward if they saw Mr Blake or the blue Volvo on that day.

“This remains an incredibly active, fast-moving investigation and we continue to seek out any information, no matter how small, to help us understand what happened in Burngreave that afternoon," he said.

“Please get in touch with us so we can hold those responsible to account for taking a young man’s life and leaving three children to grow up without their father.”

Jarvin was seen on CCTV in a shop in Handsworth just hours before he was killed. Picture: SYP

Jarvin was seen on CCTV in a shop in Handsworth just hours before he was killed. Picture: SYP

Anyone with any information is asked to call the incident room on 01709 443528, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.