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

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.

Tuesday, 18th September 2018, 6:03 pm
Updated Tuesday, 18th September 2018, 6:07 pm
Drugs, two knives and and two items that looked liked theyd been stored for future use were found by police in Burngreave.

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

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

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

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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.