Building engineer finds kitchen knife in Sheffield block of flats

A building engineer found a large kitchen knife in the grounds of a block of flats in Sheffield.

Tuesday, 12th March 2019, 3:06 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th March 2019, 3:08 pm
A building engineer found this knife in a block of flats in Sheffield. Picture: Sheffield Central neighbourhood police team.
A building engineer found this knife in a block of flats in Sheffield. Picture: Sheffield Central neighbourhood police team.

Police from Sheffield Central neighbourhood police team said officers recovered the knife on Tuesday afternoon.

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A building engineer found this knife in a block of flats in Sheffield. Picture: Sheffield Central neighbourhood police team.

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Officers said they received a call from the engineer stating that it had been discarded in the grounds of a block of flats.

It comes as South Yorkshire Police join in Operation Sceptre – a national initative aimed at raising awareness of knife crime.