- An 18-year-old man was stabbed three times in Sheffield in a brutal street attack
- Shocking video captured aftermath of the stabbing in Lowfield area of the city
- The victim is seen lying on the floor in blood-soaked clothes on Wednesday
Horrific footage shows a blood-soaked teenager lying in agony in the street after being stabbed three times.
In the shocking two-minute clip, the victim is seen lying on the floor in bloody clothes after being attacked in Sheffield.
Onlookers are seen compressing the victim’s wounds as they beg him to keep his eyes open in the Lowfield area of the city on Wednesday.
A blood-soaked teenager lies in agony on the street after a brutal attack which saw him stabbed three times
The aftermath of the 18-year-old’s stabbing was caught on camera. As he lies on the ground, passers-by are seen compressing the victim’s wounds as they beg him to keep his eyes open
Police confirmed that an 18-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries, including stab wounds to his neck, bottom and thigh area.
A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: ‘Police received reports from the Yorkshire Ambulance Service at around 5.25pm Wednesday evening that an 18-year-old had suffered stab wound injuries on Clough Road in Sheffield.
‘Officers attended and the scene was cordoned off while initial enquiries commenced.
‘The man was taken to hospital to be treated for his injuries, described as serious. He remains in hospital in a stable condition.
One of the passers-by holds the victim’s hand as blood seeps from his stab wounds
Police confirmed that an 18-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries, including stab wounds to his neck, bottom and thigh area
‘Officers are investigating and would ask anyone who may have been in the area at the time to please make contact.’
Call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111, quoting incident number 733 of March 21.
In the 12 months ending in September 2017, there were 34,700 offences involving a knife or sharp instrument in England and Wales – a 21 per cent increase on the previous year.
A wave of violent crime has hit the UK recently with eight people dying in London in one week in March alone after a spate of stabbings and shootings.