Police called to Caffe Nero in Sheffield city centre over concerns for woman's safety

Police were dispatched to a Sheffield city centre cafe after receiving a number of calls from worried bystanders who feared for a woman’s safety.

Friday, 12th November 2021, 1:45 pm

Officers were called to Caffe Nero on High Street, Sheffield, near the junction with Fargate, yesterday – Thursday, November 11 – at 2.23pm.

A spokesman for South Yorkshire Police said the force had received around half a dozen calls from concerned members of the public who witnessed a public argument during which a man had removed his shirt.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Police were called to Caffe Nero on High Street, Sheffield, at the bottom of Fargate, over what turned out to be a domestic dispute

He said the incident turned out to be a domestic dispute and officers had spoken to those involved but no arrests were made.

Police said the incident had reportedly started outside the McDonald’s restaurant a few doors along from Caffe Nero.

A police spokesman said: “We had around half a dozen calls about the incident from members of the public who said they were concerned for a woman’s safety.

“Officers attended and it was a domestic dispute.”