Man critical after Sheffield stabbing

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A MAN suffered life threatening injuries in a suspected stabbing in Sheffield last night (Sunday).

Police were called to Ecclesfield Road at 9.30pm to reports a 27-year-old man had been assaulted.

He was taken to hospital with suspected stab wounds that were deemed to be life-threatening, South Yorkshire Police said.

The man remains in hospital today in a critical but stable condition.

Police, who closed Ecclesfield Road for a time while emergency services responded to the incident, are appealing for any witnesses to the assault to get in touch.

Call 101, email quoting incident number 1137 of 29 May 2016, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.