Police seize 'nasty looking knife' from man searched in Sheffield street

A ‘nasty looking’ knife was seized when a man was stopped and searched on a Sheffield street.

Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 10:59 am

Officers from the Burngreave neighbourhood policing team stopped a man who was wanted for breaching a court order.

They searched him as part of Operation Sceptre – an operation which ran last week to tackle knife crime.

South Yorkshire Police said After spotting a male who was wanted for breaching court imposed conditions, cops were quickly onto him and a subsequent search found this nasty looking knife, which he had obviously forgotten was in his pocket when he left the house.”

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A knife recovered by South Yorkshire Police

The man was charged over the offence.

At the same time, and in the same area, officers arrested a man on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of drugs.

House searches saw officers seize a large amount of cash.

The man was released released under investigation.

To report incidents to South Yorkshire Police call 101.

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