Man arrested after incident at Sheffield’s Moor market

A man has been arrested after an incident at Sheffield’s Moor market.

Saturday, 9th March 2019, 4:12 pm
Updated Saturday, 9th March 2019, 4:18 pm
The man being held down in the Moor market this morning.

The incident took place this shortly before 12 today after the man began arguing in the packed Saturday morning market.

Various reports suggest the man had a knife or a needle in his hand, while others say he had just stolen something or had had something stolen from him.

The man being held down in the Moor market this morning.

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‘No weapon used’ in Moor market incident say police

Pictures shared on social media show a number of market security staff and police holding the man down on the floor.

He is then believed to have been arrested.

South Yorkshire Police are yet to comment on the incident.

The man was later arrested by police.

More to follow.