Callous fly-tippers blight Sheffield playing fields

This was the scene on a Sheffield estate today after callous fly-tippers dumped rubbish on its playing fields.

The scene on Castlebeck's playing fields (Photo: SYP)
The scene on Castlebeck's playing fields (Photo: SYP)

Officers from the Manor and Arbourthorne team on routine foot patrol came across the rubbish on the fields behind Saxonlea Avenue in Castlebeck.

The officers added the rubbish would be removed and the perpetrators sought out.

The scene on Castlebeck's playing fields (Photo: SYP)

A police spokesperson said: "This is not acceptable and we will do everything in our power to prosecute anyone found fly tipping.

"The relevant authorities have been informed and this will be cleared away in due course. Let's work together and keep our community clean."