Man due in court for brandishing knife and threatening police officer in Sheffield gym

A man was allegedly threatened with a knife at PureGym, Sheffield
A man was allegedly threatened with a knife at PureGym, Sheffield
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A man is due in court today accused of using a knife to make threats in a Sheffield gym before allegedly assaulting a police officer.

Ahmed Awil, aged 22, of Bressingham Road North, Burngreave, was arrested over claims he threatened a 37-year-old man with a knife at PureGym, Spital Hill, Burngreave.

He is also alleged to have assaulted a police officer, causing facial injuries.

Awil is due to appear at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court later today.

He is in custody ahead of his court appearance.