A knife has been seized and is to be destroyed after it was found by police officers close to a children’s playground in Sheffield.
Officers from the Manor and Arbourthorne neighbourhood policing team found the large kitchen knife partially concealed in some undergrowth yesterday.
In a Facebook post, the team said: “This was found very close to where young children play.
“The knife will be destroyed.”
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The weapon was found as part of Operation Sceptre – a week-long crackdown on knife crime in South Yorkshire as part of a national initiative to reduce the number of people who carry blades.