Chaos at Sheffield Crown Court after light falls onto judge's bench

Sheffield Crown Court
Sheffield Crown Court

Courtrooms have been cleared in Sheffield Crown Court this morning - after a light fell from the ceiling and landed on a judge's bench.

The light is believed to have fallen from the ceiling overnight, landing on a judge's bench in a courtroom being used for a murder trial.

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Checks are now being carried out as part of a risk assessment in the building.

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Cases are expected to be delayed all morning.