Penistone Road Sheffield: Detectives investigating series of incidents charge suspect

Detectives investigating a series of incidents which culminated in crashes on Penistone Road last week have charged a suspect.
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Gavin Bennett, aged 41, of Carwood Close, near Burngreave, has been charged with burglary and appeared before Sheffield Magistrates’ Court today (Monday, October) 3.

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The charge relates to a reported burglary in Sheffield believed to have been committed between 26 and 28 September, in which a BMW was allegedly stolen.

Man charged as police investigate series of incidents which culminated in collisions on Penistone Road, Sheffield (Photo: Alastair Ulke)Man charged as police investigate series of incidents which culminated in collisions on Penistone Road, Sheffield (Photo: Alastair Ulke)
Man charged as police investigate series of incidents which culminated in collisions on Penistone Road, Sheffield (Photo: Alastair Ulke)
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At around 9.45pm on Wednesday 28 September, officers on patrol on Penistone Road came across a collision involving a black BMW and a red Vauxhall Corsa.

There was a second collision on the same night as police officers responded to the first crash

A 58-year-old woman arrested at the weekend has now been released pending no further action.

And a 26-year-old man arrested on Thursday has now been released pending no further action.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.