Firearms police arrest man for carrying knife on Sheffield estateÂ

This knife was recovered by firearms police on a Sheffield estate yesterday, leading to the arrest of a 23-year-old man.Â

Saturday, 5th January 2019, 3:20 pm
Updated Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 1:43 pm
This is the knife seized by firearm officers in Southey yesterday

Police detained the man in Southey yesterday, after a short pursuit.

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A spokesman for South Yorkshire Police Operations said this afternoon: 'Yesterday, our Firearms Cops deployed to Southey area of Sheffield following recent intelligence that young adult males were carrying knives in the area.

'A 23-year-old male was arrested following a short foot chase after ditching his weapon... Top result!'