Horrified onlookers watched as a man chopped off his big toe with bolt cutters and ate it a Wilkinson’s store.1wilkoEmergency services rushed to the scene in Sheffield after the man chopped off part of his foot in front of stunned shoppers. One eyewitness described seeing the man chopping off the body part with a pair of bolt cutters he picked up in the electrical aisle.

They told the Sheffield Star: “A man went into Wilkinson’s Haymarket, went upstairs to the electrical aisle, picked up some bolt cutters, chopped his big toe off and stood eating it. “The aisle was taped off until police and forensics went.”

A policeman said: “Emergency services were called to a shop in Haymarket, Sheffield, at around 11.10am on Sunday October 30 following reports of concern for a man inside the premises.

“Upon officer arrival, the man was taken to hospital with injuries to his foot, where he remains. There are not believed to be any other parties involved. The incident is not being investigated as a crime.”