Live as Crookes Sheffield flooded by police after reports of stabbing and cordon put up

Live as Crookes Sheffield flooded by police after reports of stabbing and cordon put up

Police have closed and cordoned off Crookes in Sheffield after an as-yet unconfirmed report of a stabbing.

Crookes, the main road, in the area of Crookes, Sheffield, has been shut from near to The Ball pub to past the Domino’s according to reports from the scene.

Images seen online show at least four police cars and two ambulances inside a police cordon which has been taped across Crookes the street.

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The incident was reported as of about 7.30pm and is still ongoing.

South Yorkshire Police are yet to confirm details of the incident but it is thought to be a stabbing according to local eyewitnesses.

We will have more information as we get it and keep following our live blog below.

Murder investigation launched after teen killed

A murder investigation has been launched after a teenager has been tragically killed in Sheffield.

South Yorkshire Police were called to Crookes in Sheffield on Thursday (May 25) evening following reports a teenager had been assaulted. Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in custody on Friday.

Read the full story here.

South Yorkshire Police statement in full

A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: “A murder investigation has been launched after a teenager died following an assault in Crookes, Sheffield this evening (Thursday 25 May).

“There are a high number of uniformed officers in the area carrying out initial enquiries, and a number of road closures and cordons remain in place.

“Two men are in custody after being detained on suspicion of murder.”

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Eyewitness reports seeing stabbing after ‘fight’

A local eyewitness reported seeing a stabbing in the main road in Crookes, after a fight in the street left one person ‘staggering’ across the road. The air ambulance then landed in the cemetery nearby

South Yorkshire Police have been contacted but are yet to confirm anything.

YorkshireLive broke the news several hours ago.

Air ambulance lands in Crookes

A reader has sent images of the air ambulance which landed in Crookes tonight.

Alex Harriman caught the moment the Yorkshire Air Ambulance landed near to the street, after eyewitnesses reported paramedics rushing to the scene with a police escort.

It is still not confirmed what happened, but reports of a serious stabbing are widespread in the local area

Images from the scene

Images from the scene show a huge police cordon down Crookes the road in Crookes, near to Beres.

There are unconfirmed reports of a serious stabbing, after the air ambulance landed

Image: Dr Ryan Bramley

Air ambulance has landed

@S10Blade said: “Must’ve been serious, we were on Mulehouse Lane Field when the air ambulance landed. Paramedic jumped out and rushed off in a police car to attend.”

Eyewitness report:

“I’m in the Indian Chef – crime scene cordoned off, 4 police cars and an ambulance – a stabbing by Beres apparently”

  • May 26, 2023