Man arrested in connection with Ecclesall Road assault

A 27-year-old man has been arrested by South Yorkshire Police investigating the serious assault of a man in the Ecclesall Road area of Sheffield last weekend.

The 27-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of Section 18 assault and is currently in police custody.

Shortly after 5.30pm on Saturday 19 September, emergency services were called to reports a 36-year-old man had been assaulted. He was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he remains in critical condition.

Yesterday, a 27-year-old man was arrested by South Yorkshire Police on suspicion of assisting an offender. He has since been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

A 31-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender remains on police bail pending further enquiries.

The investigation into the assault continues and anyone with information yet to contact police is urged to do so. Please call 101 quoting incident number 720 of 19 September.

Alternatively, you can provide information anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers via their website – – or by calling their UK Contact Centre on 0800 555 111.


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