Officers Probe Disorder in Sheffield after 25 People Arrested

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Officers Probe Disorder in Sheffield after 25 People Arrested

Authorities are appealing for witnesses and information following reports of disorder among a large group of people in Sheffield. The incident occurred on Saturday, May 25, at approximately 2,25pm on Woodbourn Road with footage showing one man lying on the ground being beaten.

Officers Probe Disorder In Sheffield After 25 People Arrested

According to police reports, a significant altercation unfolded in the street, resulting in injuries to twenty-two individuals. Fortunately, these injuries are not believed to be life-threatening, and all affected individuals remain in stable condition at local hospitals.

Officers Probe Disorder In Sheffield After 25 People Arrested

Officers Probe Disorder In Sheffield After 25 People Arrested

Appeal for Witnesses and Video Footage

Officers Probe Disorder In Sheffield After 25 People Arrested

Chief Superintendent Simon Wanless emphasised the importance of community cooperation in resolving the incident. He stated, “Our officers have been diligently working through the night at the scene on Woodbourn Road, conducting extensive inquiries, including reviewing CCTV footage. We strongly encourage anyone with information about the incident to come forward.”

Officers Probe Disorder In Sheffield After 25 People Arrested

If you were in the area around the time of the disorder and have relevant video evidence, such as CCTV or dash-cam footage, please contact the police. Your assistance could be crucial in piecing together the events leading up to the altercation.

Officers Probe Disorder In Sheffield After 25 People Arrested

Heightened Police Presence

Officers Probe Disorder In Sheffield After 25 People Arrested

In response to the incident, a heightened police presence is visible in the area today and will continue over the next few days. Officers are available to address any concerns or questions from the public.

Officers Probe Disorder In Sheffield After 25 People Arrested

Arrests and Ongoing Enquiries

Police have arrested twenty-five individuals on suspicion of multiple violent disorder offences. Additionally, ten of the injured parties suffered serious injuries but are now in stable condition.

A cordon remains in place on Woodbourn Road between the junctions with Worthing Road and Parkway Avenue. Commuters are advised to seek alternative routes and plan their journeys accordingly.

How to Provide Information

If you were in the vicinity of Woodbourn Road during the incident and have relevant information, you can contact the police online or call 101. Please reference incident number 364 of May 25, 2024, when reaching out.

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