Murder inquiry underway after stabbing in Crookes

Date published: 30 May 2023 14:31
Dated: 26 May 2023 08:47:39

A murder inquiry is underway after a 17-year-old was reportedly stabbed in Sheffield yesterday evening (Thursday 25 May).

We were called shortly after 7pm to reports of a stabbing on Crookes Road. The boy was taken to hospital but sadly died shortly after he arrived.

A 29 year-old man remains in police custody after being detained on suspicion of murder.

An 18 year-old man also remains in police custody after being detained on suspicion of assault, affray and possession of controlled drugs.

Detective Chief Inspector Joanne Kemp leading the investigation said: “We know how concerning this incident will be for the local community and residents across the city and I want to reassure the public that our enquiries into the incident continue at pace.

“Our officers are working around the clock to piece together the circumstances of what happened last night, which sadly led to a teenager losing his life.

“There continues to be a high number of uniformed officers in the area today carrying out enquiries, and there are also a number of road closures and police cordons in place. If you see our officers around the area then please don’t hesitate to stop and speak to them – we’re here to help and support you.”

The boy’s family have been informed and is being supported by specially trained officers.

If you have any information which could assist our investigation, please report this here: https://www.southyorks.police.uk/contact-us/report-something/ or by calling 101. The incident number to quote is 965 of 25 May.

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