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We are hearing reports of emergency services in Newsome this afternoon. Several ambulances and an air ambulance attended Manor Street off Kings Mill Lane. Police have also confirmed they have attended the scene.
It's reported that emergency services were responding to allegations of a stabbing and that urgent medical assistance was required.
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What we know so far
...Very little, unfortunately. Here’s what we do know:
- Emergency services were called at 12.35pm to Manor Street at the bottom of Newsome
- Several reports say a man had been stabbed on the street, with one eyewitness saying he saw a man slumped against a bin
- An air ambulance was called to the scene but it transpired the man had already been taken to hospital by road ambulance and its assistance was not needed
- Detectives have visited the scene as investigations are ongoing. The street remains cordoned off
Pictured: Detectives arrive at the scene
More pictures from the scene in Newsome this afternoon.
Detectives from CID have arrived at the scene where a man was stabbed earlier this afternoon.
WATCH: Live at the scene in Newsome
Reporter Stephanie is live at the scene.
Watch the stream below or head to our Facebook page once it’s over.
Reporter on the scene
Reporter Stephanie Finnegan is at the scene:
WATCH: Video from the scene
Here is some footage from the scene on Manor Street this lunchtime.
First picture from the scene
Here is the first picture from the scene. Manor Street has now been cordoned off by police as they undergo enquiries.
Eyewitness says he saw man 'slumped against bin' following alleged stabbing
A man working in the area told how he saw a man come out of a house and stand slumped against a bin.
Another man came out shouting: “Call the police.” The man said he’d been told by police there had been a stabbing. He believed the victim had been taken to hospital by road ambulance. It is thought the air ambulance landed on a field nearby but wasn’t needed.
Several people reported to the Examiner they saw three or four distinctive yellow ambulances marked: ‘Incident Response Unit’ heading through town with lights flashing and sirens blaring.
Air ambulance spotted hovering over the area
Several eyewitnesses have reported seeing multiple ambulances and an air ambulance hovering over the area:
Police confirm they are at the scene
Police have confirmed they were called to the scene at Manor Street, Newsome, this lunchtime.
A spokesperson said: “We were called at 12.35pm to Manor Street in Newsome. This incident is live and ongoing.”
Reports claim a person has been stabbed and taken to hospital. Stay with us for live updates.