Appeal for witnesses - stabbing - London Road, Sheffield

Date published: 13 January 2022 11:11
Dated: 13 January 2022 11:10:35

We are appealing for information after reports of a stabbing at a Barber shop in London Road, Sheffield last Friday.

Officers were called at around 3.25pm on Friday 7 January after reports two offenders entered the premises and stabbed the occupant before fleeing the scene.

Initially we believed the victim was 16-years-old, but our enquiries established he is a 26-year-old man. He was taken to hospital but has since been discharged.

An immediate investigation was launched after the incident, however the victim is not co-operating with our enquiries.

Temporary Detective Inspector Lee Corker of Sheffield CID, said: “I want to make a direct appeal to anyone who saw this incident or who has information about it to come forward.

“This was a serious incident on a busy road in Sheffield. If you know anything about it, you witnessed it or saw suspicious activity in the area at the time please give us a call.”

Call police on 101 quoting incident 490 of 7 January or use our online portal at www.southyorks.police.uk/contact-us/report-something

Alternatively you can contact the independent crime fighting charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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