Several people injured after city centre altercation

Five men have been injured following an incident in Sheffield city centre overnight.

At around 2.20am this morning (Monday 1 January) emergency services were called to Crystal Bar in Carver Street in the city centre, following reports of an altercation in which several people had suffered stab or slash wounds.

On officer arrival, five men in their 20s were taken to hospital where three of the men were found to have superficial injuries.

Two of the men suffered life-threatening injuries and remain in hospital in a critical but stable condition.

An investigation is in its early stages and officers remain in the Carver Street area carrying out enquiries.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 317 of 1 January 2018.