Police close Sheffield Parkway over concerns for ‘vulnerable male’

Police officers closed the Sheffield Parkway earlier this morning over concerns for the welfare of a ‘vulnerable male’.

By Claire Lewis
Tuesday, 30 April, 2019, 10:06
The Sheffield Parkway was closed earlier this morning due to a police incident

They made the decision to close the major road in the early hours.

It has since re-opened and the 24-year man officers were concerned about is receiving medical treatment.

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In a statement posted on Facebook, South Yorkshire Police’s operational support unit said: “Apologies for any inconvenience caused for the Sheffield Parkway closure during the night.

“We never take this decision lightly but needed to do this due to concerns for a vulnerable male who thankfully is now in the hands of medical professionals.”