Police close down Sheffield drug den with links to prostitution

A Sheffield drug den with links to prostitution has been closed down by the police.

By Claire Lewis
Sunday, 11th October 2020, 9:02 am
South Yorkshire Police secured a closure order for a property on Burngreave Road, Burngreave, following reports of drugs, prostitution and anti-social behaviour
South Yorkshire Police secured a closure order for a property on Burngreave Road, Burngreave, following reports of drugs, prostitution and anti-social behaviour

The Burngreave neighbourhood policing team secured a closure order for the property on Burngreave Road because of its links to drugs and prostitution.

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There have also been reports of anti-social behaviour associated with the property.

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A notice has been placed on the door and anyone who enters is now at risk of prosecution.

South Yorkshire Police said: “After weeks of hard work, the Burngreave neighbourhood team closed down a property on Burngreave Road that was being used to facilitate drug use.

“Other incidents involving suspected prostitution and anti-social behaviour had been reported as taking place at the property.

“A full closure order was granted at Sheffield Magistrates court and a short time later the Burngreave team removed all people from the property and assisted in making it secure.

“Any persons who enter the property are now liable to arrest.”

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