'˜Extremely challenging' night for officers in Sheffield who dealt with Centertainment murder

It was an '˜extremely challenging' Friday night for police in Sheffield, as they dealt with a fatal attack of a man alongside numerous other incidents.

Sunday, 23rd September 2018, 16:03 pm
Updated Monday, 24th September 2018, 08:44 am
Police at Centertainmement in Sheffield where a man was fatally attacked on Friday night

A man, believed to be in his 20s, was fatally attacked at Valley Centertainment meaning that Ecclesfield officers - from two separate rotas - were called in to assist arresting the seven suspects and to seize evidence.

As well as that, they arrested multiple unconnected suspects following reports of assaults, criminal damage, affray and threats to kill.

Officers from the previous shift had to extend their duties until 7am meaning they completed a 14-hour day instead of their usual 10.

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Posting on Facebook, officers from the Sheffield North East neighbourhood policing team praised the teamwork of the those from Ecclesfield station for extending their shifts to allow others to respond to calls.