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Barnsley stabbing: Arrest after man attacked in town centre

Barnsley stabbing: Arrest after man attacked in town centre

People in Barnsley town centre reported a woman was arrested after a man was stabbed
A person has been arrested after a man was stabbed in a town centre.Police received reports of an individual in Barnsley town centre with a knife at about 08:20 BST.The man suffered minor injuries and the individual was arrested. Police have not confirmed the gender of the arrested person.Police said an investigation was under way to establish "whether this is an isolated incident and whether the individual acted alone".There is a "high visibility police presence" in the town centre and South Yorkshire Police have asked people to remain vigilant.
No other injuries have been reported to the force.A number of shops closed while the "serious incident" was dealt with by police.Hannah Fuller, 24, a member of staff at the Subway sandwich shop at the Barnsley Interchange, said officers had arrived at the station at about 08:00.She said that the officers rushed towards the railway platform and that businesses had been forced to close for an hour."We had to close for an hour, Peel Street was closed. The police haven't told us anything."A Travel South Yorkshire spokesperson said that the station was open as usual and there were no reported delays to trains or coaches.
Barnsley
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