Two arrested on suspicion of gun offence after police swarm Sheffield estate

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of possessing a gun on a Sheffield estate.

Saturday, 10th July 2021, 3:51 pm
Updated Saturday, 10th July 2021, 4:11 pm

Two men, aged 31 and 32, were arrested in Page Hall on Friday, July 9, after reports that they were in possession of a firearm inside a car.

Witnesses in the area reported seeing a heavy police presence as well as a firearms response unit.

South Yorkshire Police said: “Police were called at around 7:21 pm on Friday 9 July to reports that two men had been witnessed as being in possession of a firearm inside a car at a petrol station in Owler Lane.

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Two men were arrested on suspicion of possessing a gun on a Sheffield estate.  (Photo: Getty)

“Officers attended the scene, and two men, aged 31 and 32, were arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm. Both remain in custody at this time.”

Enquiries into the incident are still ongoing.

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