Sheffield firework yobs pelt 999 crews

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POLICE were out filming on the streets of Sheffield last night - hunting for lawless yobs who hurled fireworks and bricks at houses, shops, police cars and fire engines in a terrifying outbreak of mayhem.

Up to 80 out-of-control thugs went on the rampage in Abbeydale, Tinsley and Darnall on Monday night, where firefighters and police had fireworks launched at them after being lured to blazes started by arsonists.

Staniforth Road was shut after up to 50 youths dragged blazing wheelie bins into the road and threw stones at passing cars.


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