Man charged after machete incident in Sheffield street

A man who allegedly brandished a machete in front of a car full of people in a Sheffield street has been charged with a string of offences.

Tuesday, 10th September 2019, 19:35 pm
Updated Wednesday, 11th September 2019, 10:38 am

Boe Mayfield, aged 30, of Martin Street, Netherthorpe, was due to appear before Sheffield Magistrates’ Court this morning.

He has been charged with attempted robbery, common assault and threatening a person with a bladed article following an incident on Weston Street, Netherthorpe, on Sunday.

Weston Street, Netherthorpe. Picture: Google.

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South Yorkshire Police said oficers were called to the scene after reports of a man brandishing a machete at a group of people sat in their car.

Mayfield has also been charged with possession of cannabis.