Armed police swarm property near Sheffield city centre following Doncaster stabbing

Armed police flooded a quiet street near Sheffield city centre to arrest a man on suspicion of attempted murder following a stabbing in Doncaster.

Thursday, 1st October 2020, 11:12 am

Two men, aged 26 and 19, were arrested at a property on Furnace Hill, just off Gibraltar Sreet, at around 6.50pm on Wednesday in connection with the stabbing of a 26-year-old man on Monday afternoon in Balby.

The 26-year-old was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, while the 19-year-old was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender. Both remain in custody.

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The corner of Gibraltar street and Furnace Hill.

The victim, found with stab wounds to his chest, remains in hospital in a stable condition.

A 30-year-old man arrested earlier this week on suspicion of attempted murder has been bailed pending further enquiries. A 40-year-old man arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender on Tuesday has also been bailed pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 404 of September 28.