BREAKING: Armed police brandishing guns seen in Sheffield city centre

Armed police officers brandishing guns are on the streets of Sheffield city centre this afternoon.

Wednesday, 7th June 2017, 3:00 pm
Updated Thursday, 8th June 2017, 3:40 pm
Armed police officers in Sheffield city centre

Six armed response vehicles plus unmarked cars arrived on High Street at around 1.30pm.

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They were seen on the stretch between Santander and HMV before moving to the area near to the Job Centre on Meeting House Lane, also in the city centre.

Some of the vehicles had their blue lights flashing but South Yorkshire Police has not yet revealed why officers have been deployed.