Armed police swoop on car on busy Sheffield city centre road

Armed police have stopped a car on a busy Sheffield city centre road during this evening’s rush-hour.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 29 April, 2019, 18:33

Two police cars have stopped a car on Upper Hanover Street, near the University of Sheffield tram stop, at around 6pm on Monday.

Armed police stopped a car on Upper Hanover Street. Picture: Dan Windham / The Star

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An eyewitness said police had closed off one lane heading towards Ecclesall Road.

The Star has contacted South Yorkshire Police for more information and is awaiting a response.