Man arrested for carrying knife and assaulting staff at Sheffield Asda

A man was arrested on suspicion of carrying a knife at Asda in Walkley yesterday evening (March 28).

By Lloyd Bent
Sunday, 29th March 2020, 12:47 pm
Updated Sunday, 29th March 2020, 12:50 pm

A statement from South Yorkshire Police said: “Police were called shortly before 6.30pm after the man, understood to have been refused entry to the store, began to make threats and assaulted a member of staff.

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“A 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon, assault and public order offences.”

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The Asda in Walkley