Burglar 'tried to stab' occupant of Sheffield house before being restrained

Foxhill Crescent, Birley Edge (Photo: Google).
Foxhill Crescent, Birley Edge (Photo: Google).
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A man who broke into a house in Sheffield tried to stab one of the occupants before being restrained and arrested.

The incident took place on Sunday morning, just before 7am, when the man entered a property on Foxhill Crescent in Birley Edge.

Armed with a knife, once inside the man tried to stab one of the house's occupants before being restrained and subsequently arrested.

The incident was reported on Facebook today by officers from the local neighbourhood policing team but no further information was given.