Man found with kitchen knife tucked into waistband in Sheffield

Lupton Walk in Lowedges (pic: Google)
Lupton Walk in Lowedges (pic: Google)
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A man was found by police in Sheffield with a 12-inch kitchen knife tucked into his waistband.

Police said officers were on patrol when they noticed a man behaving suspiciously near some trees off Lupton Walk, in Lowedges, yesterday afternoon.

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When he was searched, a kitchen knife was discovered inside a homemade sheath tucked into his waistband and he was also found to have what is believed to be cannabis.

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A 28-year-old man was arrested for possession of a knife and possession of cannabis and has since been charged. He was due to appear at Sheffield Magistrates' Court this morning.