Six children taken to hospital following major incident near primary school

Six children have been taken to hospital following a major incident close to a primary school this morning.

Friday, 24th May 2019, 12:57 pm
Emergency services were called to the incident earlier this morning
Emergency services were called to the incident earlier this morning

In a statement issued this morning, South Yorkshire Police said two arrests have also been made.

Emergency service were alerted to the incident on Gregg House Road, Shiregreen, Sheffield, at 7.30am.

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Emergency services were called to the incident earlier this morning

At the height of the incident an air ambulance, numerous ambulances and multiple police vehicles were at the scene.

A huge police cordon remains in place.

The statement said: “Police were called at around 7.30am today to reports of concerns for safety at a property on Gregg House Road, Shiregreen.

Police at the scene. Photo - SWNS

“Yorkshire Ambulance Service and Yorkshire Air Ambulance have attended and transported six children to hospital.

“Two people are under arrest.

“There will be a significant police presence at the scene throughout the day as officers continue enquiries.

“A cordon is in place and buses are being diverted from the area.

A cordon remains in place. Photo - SWNS

“This incident is ongoing.”