Sheffield stabbing: Arrests made as men attacked after 'fight outside property'

Thompson Road, Broomhall
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Two men have been arrested after another two men were stabbed in the streets of Sheffield.

South Yorkshire Police were called to reports of fighting outside a property on Thompson Road in the Broomhall area of Sheffield on Friday just after 9pm. They attended the scene and two men were taken to hospital with stab wounds.

Neither received injuries which were believed to be life threatening or altering. A 54-year-old man and an 18-year-old man were arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm. Both remain in police custody.

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The police said: "Officers investigating a reported stabbing in Sheffield yesterday (5 July) have arrested two men. On Friday (5 July) evening shortly after 9pm, we were called to reports of fighting at Thompson Road in the Broomhall area of the city.

"It is reported that a group of people were seen fighting outside a property. Two men were taken to hospital and suffered injuries which are consistent with a stabbing. Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening or life-altering.

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"Officers have arrested a 54-year-old man and 18-year-old man on suspicion of grievous bodily harm. They both remain in police custody at this time.

"Enquiries are ongoing and we are appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time with information, CCTV or dashcam footage to share this with police."

If you have any information, you can contact the police by calling 101 or going online, quoting incident number 1008 of 5 July 2024. You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or on their website.