Broomhall: Police tape off alleyway near Sheffield city centre after 'loud bangs' are heard

Police have taped off area near Sheffield city centre after neighbours reported hearing ‘loud bangs’.

By Lloyd Bent
Thursday, 21st October 2021, 12:10 pm

The alleyway off Broomspring Close, Broomhall, facing the playground at Springfield Primary School, has been cordoned off and officers are at the scene looking for evidence.

Neighbours at the scene have said they are not sure of the nature of the crime, but reported hearing ‘loud bangs’ last night.

One mum said: “Last night before 10pm we heard what sounded like gunshots, boom boom boom.

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Police have cordoned off Broomspring Close, Broomhall, Sheffield, after residents heard loud bangs

“My child said they were at the window and they saw a man running away. I told them to come away from the glass.”

Another resident said: “I thought I heard fireworks. It was loud enough I thought someone was throwing things against my window.”

South Yorkshire Police has been contacted for more information about the incident. It is not known how long the cordon will be in place for.

This article will be updated as more information is made available.

Police have cordoned off Broomspring Close, Broomhall, Sheffield, this morning after loud bangs were heard last night

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