Man arrested after 'running towards' people with 'machete' in Sheffield

A man has been arrested after he ‘ran towards’ another man while wielding a ‘machete’ near Meersbrook park, witnesses reported.

Sunday, 26th September 2021, 7:32 am

Police were called around 10:30am yesterday morning (September 25) to reports of a man with a knife on Norton Lees Road.

Witnesses said a man wielding a machete ran towards another man who was loading a van. No one was injured.

Police attended the scene and arrested a man in his 30s on suspicion of possession of a bladed article and public order offences. He remains in custody.

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The incident took place on Norton Lees Road near Meersbrook Park.