Armed police deployed and arrest made after Sheffield man is spotted in street with firearm

Police in Sheffield arrested a man who was spotted in the city with a firearm at the weekend.

Monday, 6th September 2021, 11:11 am

At midday on Saturday, September 4, armed police were called to Blyde Road, Fir Vale, after receiving reports that a man was in possession of a gun.

South Yorkshire Police said: “A 31-year-old man was detained at the scene and arrested for offences under section 16A of the Firearms Act.

“A BB gun was located by officers.”

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Blyde Road, Sheffield

There have been no reports that the man injured anybody.