Arrest made following Sheffield nightclub stabbing

Date published: 11 September 2018 15:07
Dated: 11 September 2018 16:04:07

Officers investigating a stabbing at a Sheffield nightclub have this afternoon (Tuesday 11 September) arrested a 21-year-old man.

The man, from the Stocksbridge area, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and is currently helping police with enquiries.

At around 1am today (Tuesday 11 September), officers were called to reports that an 18-year-old man had been stabbed at Corporation nightclub in Sheffield city centre.

He remains in a serious but stable condition in hospital.

A review of the venue has taken place today which was attended by the licencing team, partners and the owner of Corporation.

Licensing officer, Sergeant Adam Wood said: “There was a positive and swift response from Corporation staff following the incident and they took the decision to voluntarily close the premise immediately.

“Following on from today’s meeting and licencing check, they have agreed to put new conditions in place surrounding their search policy as well as the training of staff.

“This will include measures during the upcoming Freshers’ Week for university students.

“The venue will re-open for business as usual tomorrow (Wednesday 12 September).”

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact 101 quoting incident 33 of 11 August 2018.

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