Street sealed off as police deal with major incident in Doncaster village tonight

Parts of a Doncaster village have been sealed off tonight as police and emergency services deal with a major incident.

Thursday, 17th June 2021, 9:39 pm
Police have sealed off parts of Skellow tonight.
Police have sealed off parts of Skellow tonight.

Skellow Road in Skellow has been cordoned off near to the Skellow Grange Club and a number of police cars and ambulances are reported to be at the scene.

There have been several unconfirmed reports of a stabbing or violent altercation in the area.

Photos from the scene show a street near to the club closed off by police tape.

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An area near to Skellow Grange Club has been sealed off.

Video footage shows a number of people gathered in the street with ambulances and police cars at the scene.

It is understood police were called at around 7.30pm tonight.

One eyewitness said a number of people had been attacked by several men who then fled the scene in a black car.

Another said that had seen a number of police cars and ambulances arriving at the scene with paramedics being directed to the area around the club.

A number of police and ambulances are at the scene.

It is the second time in just a few days police have dealt with a major serious incident in the area.

Police were called just after 12.30am on June 12 after a report that a man and woman had been in an altercation with a group outside the Skellow Grange club.

The man was taken to hospital but he has since been discharged. The woman received minor injuries.

There have been a number of violent, gang related incidents in Doncaster in recent weeks, including ten separate shootings.

We have contacted South Yorkshire Police for further details.