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Sheffield 'serious incident': Six children taken to hospital

Sheffield 'serious incident': Six children taken to hospital

Roads have been cordoned off in the Shiregreen area of Sheffield after the "serious incident"
Six children have been taken to hospital after a "serious incident" at a house in Sheffield, police said. Officers were called to "reports of concerns for safety" at a home in Gregg House Road, Shiregreen, at 07:30 BST.An air ambulance landed in the playground of Hartley Brook Primary Academy, which backs on to the road, with paramedics from the Yorkshire Ambulance Service also at the scene.Two people have been arrested, with no further details yet available.
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Two people have been arrested by police
Some residents told the Sheffield Star newspaper they thought there had been a shooting, but police have said this was not the case.
South Yorkshire Police set up a cordon with buses being diverted from the area.
Hartley Brook Primary Academy, where the air ambulance landed, backs on to Gregg House Road
An air ambulance landed in the playground of the school
The force said it was no longer a "live incident".A spokesperson said: "There will be a significant police presence at the scene throughout the day as officers continue inquiries."
At the scene
Phil Bodmer, reporter, BBC Look North
There's a number of police vehicles and police officers standing outside a semi-detached house. It's adjacent to Hartley Brook Primary Academy school, where an air ambulance landed this morning.We've spoken to people who live in the area who told us there was an awful lot of police activity this morning.Emergency vehicles - including four ambulances - were seen near to the school.As far as we know the school is currently still open, with detectives busy doing door-to-door inquiries around the neighbourhood.
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