Police resources 'tested to the limit' during night of crime in Sheffield city centre

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Police resources were 'tested to the limit' in Sheffield city centre last night after officers were called out to a high volume of incidents.

A spokesman from the Sheffield Central Local Policing Team said: "Last night was extremely busy with resources tested to the limit."

They added that officers were called out to the following incidents:

- 1 male arrested for two counts of assault

- 1 female arrested for possessing a bladed article and criminal damage

- 1 male arrested for affray

- 1 male arrested for drunk and disorderly

- 1 male arrested for breaching a dispersal notice

- 1 male arrested for dangerous driving and drink driving

- 1 male arrested for possession of offensive weapon

- 1 male arrested for drink driving

- 1 female arrested for criminal damage.

The spokesman added: "Although this is unusual, must have been one of those nights."