A 48-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after a teenager was stabbed in Sheffield city centre.
John Jubb, 48, of Wincobank Avenue, will appear before Sheffield Magistrates Court on Monday. Jubb was arrested on Friday and charged the following day in connection with the stabbing of a 14-year-old boy near Sheffield town hall, on Tuesday.
The boy, found by emergency services on Norfolk Street, suffered wounds to his chest. While his injuries were serious they are not believed to be life-threatening.
Jubb remains in custody, South Yorkshire Police said today (Sunday).
The force said: “A man has been charged after a teenage boy was stabbed in Sheffield city centre on Tuesday (September 12). John Jubb, 48, was arrested on Friday (September 15) and charged with attempted murder yesterday (September 16).
“The investigation began after we were called to Norfolk Street on Tuesday afternoon following reports that a 14-year-old boy required medical assistance. Emergency services attended and the boy was taken to hospital with wounds to his chest. His injuries are serious, but not believed to be life-threatening.
“It is believed the incident happened close by the Town Hall. Jubb, of Wincobank Avenue, remains in custody and will appear before Sheffield Magistrates’ Court on Monday 18 September.”