Renewed appeal following Chapeltown stabbing

Detectives investigating a stabbing in Chapeltown on New Year’s Eve last year have launched a fresh appeal for witnesses. 

At around 8.25pm on New Year’s Eve (31 December 2018) a 27-year-old man was seriously injured near to the Wagon and Horses Pub following a reported assault. 

Enquiries are ongoing to ascertain exactly what happened that evening. 

Four men have been arrested as part of the investigation so far. 

Two 19-year-old men have been released on bail pending further enquiries. 

A 20-year-old man and a 17-year-old man have been released under investigation. 

Detective Constable Victoria Kenny, investigating, said: “We are continuing to carry out extensive enquiries about what happened on New Year’s Eve, but I still need witnesses to come forward. 

“This happened right in the centre of Chapeltown close to busy pubs and bars, if you can remember anything from that night that might help, please contact us on 101 using the incident number 718 of 31 December 2018. You can also speak to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.”


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