Fireworks incidents are causing problems for police across Sheffield tonight after youths were reported to be hurling the explosives into the street all over the city.
A ‘young male’ has been arrested after he set off a firework inside a Sheffield store.
The incident happened at the Co-Op store on Gleadless Road at about 7.30pm tonight.
The store was ‘evacuated for a short time’ while South Yorkshire Police dealt with the incident.
It is one of several fireworks related incidents police have been called to tonight in Sheffield, Rotherham and Doncaster.
-At about 7.20pm, fireworks were thrown into public areas of Cavendish Court, Sheffield.
-Young people threw fireworks onto the road at Badger Rise, Woodhouse, at about 7pm.
-Lots of calls were made throughout the night in Tinsley, with fireworks being ‘thrown into passing vehicles’.
-On Stovin Drive, Darnall, police were called to reports of young people throwing fireworks at about 7pm.
-Another similar call was made about Birley Moor Road at 7pm.
-At about 7.50pm, police were called after a large group of young people in Clifton Park in Rotherham were reported to be throwing fireworks.
-Fireworks were set off in the middle of Laughton Road, Rotherham, earlier this evening.
-Fireworks were thrown onto Psalters Lane, Rotherham.
-Youngsters threw fireowkrs at officers in Sheffield at about 9.50pm - the exact location wasn’t specified by police.
-The shops on Everingham Road, Doncaster, were subject to fireworks being thrown at them at about 5.50pm.
-Sheffield South West LPT, the team which covers Abbeydale, Nether Edge and Sharrow, Sheffield, tonight announced: “We have seen a fairly constant theme of fireworks nuisance calls particularly in the Mount Street area of Sharrow this week.
“We have deployed a significant amount of resources into the area all week.
“Last night we arrested a male after fireworks were fired at officers on Mount Street. The male has been charged and bailed to court. I just want to reassure local residents that we are doing everything we can to tackle these issues.”
*Have you witnessed any fireworks-related ASB? Call police on 101