Cars torched in Sheffield suburb where yobs are wreaking havoc

Emergency services were in Tinsley last night after two cars were set alight (Pic: Scott Storey)
Emergency services were in Tinsley last night after two cars were set alight (Pic: Scott Storey)

Three cars were torched last night a Sheffield suburb were yobs are wreaking havoc.

A Ford Focus parked in Raby Street, Tinsley and a Vauxhall Navira parked on nearby Dundas Road were fired within half an hour of each after other after their windows were smashed and fireworks were set alight in the cars.

Later in the night a BMW was fired in nearby Newmarch Street.

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Firefighters dealt with the three blazes, with South Yorkshire Police also deployed to the city suburb following a number of recent incidents, including an attack on fire crews last week.

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Last Wednesday, firefighters came under attack from yobs while they were dealing with a house fire in Lifford Street, Tinsley.

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Fireworks and eggs were thrown at the firefighters as they battled to prevent the house fire from spreading.

The blaze broke out after a firework was thrown through a bedroom window in a house where six children live.

On Sunday night a skip on the same street also went up in flames.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.