Owner’s shock as ‘ranting and raving man’ smashed Sheffield city centre café window with a brick
A man walked down a Sheffield street ‘ranting and raving’ and ‘deliberately smashed’ a shop window.
The incident took place around 6:05am on Monday morning (January 27), where the window of sandwich shop Deli Shuss, on Church Street in Sheffield, was smashed with a brick.
Vaughn Steel, who owns Deli Shuss, said: “We were here when it happened. We heard a crash against the window.
“We went outside and saw a man walking up the street shouting and bellowing. He was kicking and hitting windows up and down the street.
“He confronted me when he saw me and then he just carried on going. He hit our window with a brick.
“We called the police but they couldn’t find him.
“You take life in your hand round here in the early mornings. We see all sorts.”
Police have confirmed that an investigation into the incident is ongoing and are appealing for witnesses.
A statement from South Yorkshire Police said: “Police received a report at around 6:50am on Monday 27 January 2020 of criminal damage at an address on Church Street, Sheffield City Centre.
“It is reported that a man threw a brick through the window of the property before fleeing in the direction of Sheffield Train Station.
“Police attended the scene, but the man was not located. If you have any information which might help our officers in their enquiries, please call 101 quoting incident number 98 of 27 January.”
Call 101 with any more information.