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Police make multiple finds during knife-crime crackdown in Sheffield suburb

Drugs, two knives and and two items that looked liked theyd been stored for future use were found by police in Burngreave.
Drugs, two knives and and two items that looked liked theyd been stored for future use were found by police in Burngreave.

Drugs, two knives and two items that appeared to have been stored for future use have been found by police during a knife crime crackdown in a Sheffield suburb.

The Burngreave ‘day of action' involved 20 officers including PCSOs, a ‘tasking team’, an off-road bike team and a police dog.

A day of action took place in Burngreave in Sheffield on Tuesday, September 18.

A day of action took place in Burngreave in Sheffield on Tuesday, September 18.

An open land search resulted in the finding of two knives, a quantity of cannabis, a cannabis grinder, and several other offensive weapons.

A male was also stop-searched by officers for an offensive weapon.

Throughout this week, events will take place around Burngreave, and across South Yorkshire, to tackle knife crime, as part of Operation Sceptre.