Man in hospital following another stabbing in broad daylight in Sheffield

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A man remains in hospital this morning after being stabbed by a gang of men in a Sheffield street.

Police were called to Spital Street, Burngreave, at around 3.50pm on Thursday, following reports of a stabbing.

A 47-year-old man was taken to hospital by ambulance with serious injuries to his hands and face.

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He remains in hospital this morning.

Police said the gang of men fled from the scene.

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The incident comes less than three weeks after a 54-year-old man was stabbed when a brawl broke out on nearby Ellesmere Road, Burngreave.

The man suffered stab wounds during the fight, which broke out on February 6.

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Anyone with any information about yesterday’s stabbing should call police on 101, quoting incident number 574 of February 21.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.