Increased police presence in THREE Sheffield suburbs after serious disorder

There is an increased police presence in THREE Sheffield suburbs this afternoon after a series of serious incidents in the city in recent days.

By Dan Hayes
Sunday, 26th July 2020, 6:08 pm
Updated Sunday, 26th July 2020, 6:09 pm

Shootings, stabbings and mass brawls have all taken place in different parts of the city since last Thursday night, with the police keen to provide reassurance to residents in all three areas.

In the Abbeydale Road area last week, shootings took place on Thursday and Friday, with a dog shot in the third incident there in two days.

In the Endcliffe Park area on Friday, a boy was stabbed in the arm and another person was filmed brandishing a machete.

A police officer stationed near Abbeydale Road on Sunday.

And in Page Hall on Saturday, video emerged of a mass brawl involving dozens of people throwing bricks and furniture and using improvised weapons.

There is no indication that any of the incidents are linked but investigations are currently underway into all of them.

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