Thieves target Sheffield Steelers fans - police warning

Chris Lawrence in action for Sheffield Steelers against Braehead Clan
Chris Lawrence in action for Sheffield Steelers against Braehead Clan
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Sheffield Steelers fans are being targeted by opportunistic thieves, police have warned.

Sheffield East Local Policing Team has warned tonight that there have been several thefts from vehicles parked on side streets near Sheffield Arena during the Steelers’ ice hockey matches.

The force said extra patrols will be put on this weekend, for the Steelers’ game on Sunday, but warned those attending to be vigilant.

Sheffield East LPT said: “There have been recent thefts from cars in side streets during events at the Sheffield Arena.

“Several of these crimes have been during Steelers Ice Hockey matches.

“Extra patrols will be in place this weekend but please take care where you park your car and ensure no valuable property is left on display.”