Police heard ordering Page Hall residents back to their homes in shocking footage

Video footage captured police officers dealing with the aftermath of a brawl in a Sheffield street this morning.

By Claire Lewis
Friday, 1st January 2021, 1:15 pm

Residents claim 15 police cars and three ambulances were deployed to Willoughby Street, Page Hall, shortly after midnight after a disturbance broke out.

In a video shot by a resident, a number of police officers can be seen urging people gathered in the street to return to their homes.

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South Yorkshire Police officers responded to a disturbance in Page Hall just after midnight

A number of officers can be seen dealing with a male on the ground while screaming and shouting can be heard in the background.

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It is understood that at least one arrest was made but details have not yet been released by South Yorkshire Police.

An empty house on neighbouring Robey Street was recently turned into a police base for a new team set up to tackle issues in Page Hall.

The area is plagued by fly-tipping, noise complaints, groups congregating in the street and anti-social behaviour.

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