25 arrested, 22 in hospital after broad-daylight street brawl

Police have arrested 25 people on suspicion of multiple violent disorder offences after a large-scale street brawl in broad daylight. Twenty-two people were taken to hospital with injuries, with 10 of those seriously injured, following the fight on Woodbourn Road in Sheffield, at around 2pm on Saturday.

Footage on social media appeared to show at least two people being beaten while lying on the ground as the incident spilled onto the road. South Yorkshire Police chief superintendent Simon Wanless said: “Officers have been working through the night at the scene at Woodbourn Road and carrying out extensive inquiries including CCTV trawls.

“I would strongly encourage anyone with information about the incident to come forward. If you were in the area around the time of the incident and have CCTV, video or dashcam footage, please get in touch. You will see a heightened police presence in the area today and over the next few days.”

It was also reported that a number of vehicles were damaged during the disorder.