A man suffers a broken arm in a savage attack at a bus stop outside Pizza Hut in Sheffield

A man has broken his arm after being attacked at a bus stop outside Pizza Hut in Sheffield.

The 55-year-old was also punched in the face while standing at the Lound Side stop in Chapeltown between 5.30pm and 6pm on Thursday December 9 last year. According to the police, the victim was left alone when a second man appeared and approached him.

Police say a woman, described as a Good Samaritan, intervened and helped contact the victim’s friend. The police are keen to speak to the woman, who could potentially be a witness.

South Yorkshire Police (SYP) are also looking to speak to any other witnesses or people with information about the attack. In a statement, a spokesperson said: “Sheffield officers are appealing for witnesses following an assault at the Lound Side bus stop outside Pizza Hut in Chapeltown.

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“Between 5.30pm and 6pm on Thursday December 9, 2021, a 55-year-old man was allegedly assaulted at the bus stop. He is believed to have been standing there when a second man approached and punched him in the face He also It is believed that a Good Samaritan then called the victim’s friend after finding him.

“Since the incident, officers have conducted thorough investigations and are now urging any witnesses, or anyone with information about what happened, to come forward. We are also looking for the woman who found the man near from the bus stop and tried to help her by contacting her friend.”

Police are urging anyone with information to call 101 quoting the crime reference number 14/1557/22.