Man charged with carrying offensive weapon and stealing travel passes in Sheffield centre

A man has been charged with assault, possession of an offensive weapon and stealing travel passes after being apprehended by police.

Sunday, 23rd October 2016, 6:35 pm
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 8:23 pm

The man is alleged to have stolen two travel passes and had a metal bar as well as carrying out an assault, South Yorkshire Police said.

He was arrested on Victoria Street today (Sunday) after the offences on Saturday night.

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Sheffield Central Local Policing Team said: “Great result today persistent nuisance in town charged and remanded for offensive weapon, assault and theft x2.”

The man, aged 25, was remanded in custody and will appear at Sheffield Magistrates Court on Monday morning.