72-year-old woman injured trying to stop Walkley attack

Written by Seb McCormick

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A 72-year-old woman suffered minor injuries after trying to stop a group assault on a 45-year-old man.

Police were called at 7:30pm on Wednesday 5 May to reports of an attack on Carr Road in Walkley.

They said: “It is reported that a group of individuals were witnessed assaulting a 45-year-old man. A 72-year-old woman attempted to intervene and suffered minor injuries.”

“The woman later suffered a medical episode and was taken to hospital via ambulance to receive treatment. She has since been discharged.”

Four people were arrested in connection with the attack, two 18-year-old women, a 17-year old girl and a 22-year-old man on suspicion of grievous bodily harm without intent.

If you have any information connected to this incident please call 101 using incident number 834 of 5th May or contact Crimestoppers via 0800 555 111.

Written by Seb McCormick

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