Lowedges murder – teenager in custody

Date published: 25 May 2018 13:07
Dated: 25 May 2018 13:31:04

A teenage boy is currently in police custody in connection to the death of a 15-year-old boy in the Lowedges area of Sheffield.

At around 7.50pm last night (Thursday 24 May), reports were received that a 15-year-old boy had been stabbed on Lowedges Road.

He was taken to hospital but sadly died just after 8.50pm. While formal identification has not yet taken place, his family have been informed and continue to be supported by officers.

A 15-year-old boy, from Sheffield, is now in police custody where he will be questioned by officers, on suspicion of murder.

There will be an increased police presence in the Lowedges area today and into the weekend, with a cordon on Lowedges Road expected to remain in place until the early evening.

Officers remain keen to hear from witnesses and anyone who has information about what happened. If you can help, please call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 quoting incident number 829 of 24 May 2018. You can also call the incident room number to speak to officers directly on 01709 443507.

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