Sheffield man charged with fraud over ‘waste removal’

A Sheffield man has been charged with fraud by false representation after posing as a tradesman in Hackenthorpe.

Saturday, 30th November 2019, 6:20 pm

Bradley Howe, of Westfield Avenue, was arrested on Thursday (November 28) after police received a report of a man ‘canvassing’ to remove waste.

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The 28-year-old was charged fraud, possession of a bladed article and obstructing a police officer, and remanded into custody to appear before Sheffield Magistrates’ Court today.

Officers advised residents to be ‘vigilant regarding rogue traders and report any suspicious activity to the police’.

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