Horrific footage shows 'machete' gang violence on Sheffield street as two people fight for life

Video footage has emerged showing the grim reality of street violence in Sheffield.

The shocking footage has been shared online and appears to show armed men running around with weapons. Dozens of people can be seen in the street, with several carrying what appear to be weapons. Two injured men can be seen laid on the floor.

The video footage was shared online by imjustsheff on Instagram who suggested those involved had been armed with machetes. A man who commented on the video said he had driven past the area and had seen about "50 men with sticks and rocks".

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South Yorkshire Police are investigating street disorder on Saturday afternoon in Woodbourn Road. Two people were critically injured. It was reported that a large group of people were fighting in the street and multiple people have suffered injuries.

Four people were taken to hospital and two are believed to be in a critical condition. A further eight people are believed to have suffered injuries which are not thought to be life threatening and received treatment at the scene.

It was also reported that a number of vehicles were damaged during the disorder. Multiple arrests have been made on suspicion of violent disorder offences.

Anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident and has any information can contact police online or via 101. Please quote incident number 364 of May 25, 2024 when you get in touch.