Police in blitz on drug dealers and crime gangs in Sheffield suburb

A police blitz on drug dealers and crime gangs in a Sheffield suburb is underway this morning.

Wednesday, 25th April 2018, 9:30 am
Updated Wednesday, 25th April 2018, 9:36 am
Insp Chris Lewis

Officers from the Sheffield North East Neighbourhood Policing Team are involved in the day of action in Foxhill, which will also see speeding motorists targeted.

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"The police presence will be immediately noticeable in Fox Hill, which will offer immediate reassurance, but we also want people to know that we are here to engage with them.

"Listening is an essential part of gathering the valuable information that underpins effective policing and we can’t piece together vital intelligence without the public’s help.

"If you’re concerned about what’s happening in your neighbourhood, you need to tell us about it by coming forward with evidence and information."POLICE: Thieves turn on taps to flood business during raid in SheffieldInspector Lewis added: "We are working hard to prevent crime and deliver excellent neighbourhood policing. Our presence does not end when today’s operation ends. Fox Hill has its own police constable, PC Kevin Bly, who is dedicated to problem solving, so recurring issues can be identified and ironed out."