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Shopkeeper dies in 'machete' attack

Police have launched a murder investigation after a shopkeeper was stabbed to death on Tuesday afternoon in Rotherham.

Police have launched a murder investigation after a shopkeeper was stabbed to death on Tuesday afternoon in Rotherham.

Sightings of a man brandishing a machete in the Eastwood area, and near a branch of Tesco in the town centre, were reported to police at 14:00 BST.

Another man was found with serious injuries and taken to hospital. South Yorkshire police say they have arrested a 27-year-old man on suspicion of murder.

Tom Ingall reports.

  • 15 Oct
  • From the section UK