Boy, 16, stabbed on Sheffield estate

A 16-year-old boy has been rushed to hospital, after he was stabbed on a Sheffield estate earlier this afternoon.

Friday, 26th July 2019, 5:59 pm
An air ambulance landed in fields near to Westfield Northway, Westfield at around 2.35pm but was not needed to transport the boy to hospital.

Emergency services were called to Westland Grove, Westfield at 2.35pm today, after receiving reports that a teenager had been injured.

A spokesman for South Yorkshire Police said: “A teenage boy, believed to be around 16-years-old, has been taken to hospital with suspected stab wounds.

“His injuries are not currently thought to be life-threatening.

“Officers are in the local area carrying out enquiries.”

An air ambulance landed in fields near to Westfield Northway, Westfield a short time later but was not needed to transport the boy to hospital.

He was taken to hospital by road ambulance.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting incident number 479 of 25 July 2019.