Attempted murder charges following Sheffield stabbings

Two teenagers have been arrested and charged with attempted murder as the police investigation continues after the stabbings in Sheffield last weekend.

Lamar Waite, 18, of Denholme Close, Burngreave and Osman Adan, 19, of Neville Close, Burngreave, have both been charged with attempted murder, two counts of grievous bodily harm and racially aggravated assault.

Mr. Waite, has also been charged with threatening a person with a bladed article.

Both appeared at the Magistrates Court on 2nd October and are remanded into custody due for trial at Sheffield Crown Court on Monday 30th October.

A 34 year old man that was arrested on suspicion of assault and affray has since been released under investigation whilst police enquires continue.

Det Insp Mark Monteiro, of South Yorkshire Police, said: “I understand these incidents will have caused distress and concern amongst our local communities and I would like to offer my reassurance that violent crime such as this will not be tolerated.”

Since the stabbings, extra patrols have been put in place both in and around the city centre. South Yorkshire Police have also applied to close the Area Bar on Burgess Street in Sheffield city centre.

Witnesses are urged to call 101. Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

More to follow.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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