Firth Park Road: Men arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent after police carry out early hours raid at Sheffield house

Armed police carried out two dramatic arrests at a house in a Sheffield suburb in the early hours of the morning.

Saturday, 14th May 2022, 3:41 pm

Officers arrived on Firth Park Road shortly after 4am today (Saturday, May 14) with armed response officers dispatched to the scene.

Residents reported hearing ‘gunshots,’ but a police spokesman said no shots were fired, and the sounds heard by residents may have been the sound of the door being broken down or warning noises made by officers.

Police said in a statement: “Officers attended an address on Firth Park Road, Sheffield, at about 4.10am today responding to concerns over a safeguarding issue.

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Armed police on Firth Park Road today

“Upon forcing their way into the property, officers arrested two men, aged 38 and 26, of no fixed address, on suspicion of Section 18 wounding with intent.

“They both remain in custody at this time, and police remain at the property as enquiries continue.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting incident number 136 of May 14.

“Alternatively, you can stay completely anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers via their website or by calling their UK Contact Centre on 0800 555 111.”