Cash, drugs and weapons found in Sheffield in crackdown on knife crime

Weapons, drugs and cash have been found in Sheffield today as part of a week-long crackdown on knife crime.

Monday, 11th March 2019, 1:04 pm
Updated Monday, 11th March 2019, 1:08 pm
Knives found in Sheffield today
Knives found in Sheffield today

Two knives were recovered during an open land search in the Firth Park area of the city, where officers were searching for hidden or discarded weapons.

CRIME: Ten men charged with historic child sexual offences in Sheffield Earlier this morning, a number of warrants were carried out across the city and amphetamine and cannabis were recovered from a house in the Spa Lane area of Woodhouse, along with a ‘police style’ baton.

Knives found in Sheffield today

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At a house in the Abbeydale Road area, a large amount of cash was seized along with suspected Class A and B drugs, thought to be LSD, cannabis and amphetamine.

Officers launched a week-long crackdown on knife crime today as part of the national Operation Sceptre initiative.

Drugs found as part of Operation Sceptre in Sheffield today



Cash found in Sheffield on day one of a week-long police operation cracking down on knife crime
Cannabis seized as part of Operation Sceptre today
A police-style baton found during a police raid in Sheffield today