Teenage youths arrested After Double Stabbing Incidents Of Over 30's In Rotherham

Police have made three arrests in connection to two incidents in which men were stabbed in Rotherham.

Three boys, two 16-year-olds and one 17-year-old, have been arrested on suspicion of two counts of attempted murder.
The two 16-year-old boys remain in police custody.
The 17-year-old boy has been bailed.
A man has been fined more than £350 for refusing to clean up after his dogs in #Rhondda Cynon Taf. The man, from #Pontypridd, had taken his three dogs for a walk on a restricted area at Taff Vale Park, #Treforest, where one of the dogs was witnessed fouling and the man failed to pick it up. He refused to engage with the council’s enforcement officers, and the matter was referred to Merthyr Tydfil Magistrates Court, where he was found guilty in his absence and ordered to pay a total of £374.
The arrests have been made in connection to two incidents in Rotherham Town Centre earlier this week.
Police were called at around 4:50 pm on 7 July to reports that a man had been stabbed in High Street.
Emergency services attended the scene and a 30-year-old man was taken to hospital via ambulance after suffering serious stab wounds. He remains in hospital in serious condition.
Police were again called at around 11:15 am on 8 July to reports that a second man had been stabbed in Spring Walk.
Emergency Services attended the scene and a 39-year-old man was taken to hospital via ambulance after suffering stab wounds.
He remains in hospital in serious condition.
Officers are treating the incidents as linked.
Investigations have been launched into both incidents, and enquiries continue at pace.
If you have any information that might help police officers, or if you think you witnessed what happened, please call 101 quoting incident number 672 of 7 July and 347 for 8 July.
Alternatively, you can stay completely anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers via their website Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling their UK Contact Centre on 0800 555 111.
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