Sheffield man appears in court over gun and knife offences

Sheffield Magistrates' Court
Sheffield Magistrates' Court

Police have charged a 21-year-old man with a firearms offence following an incident in Sheffield over the weekend.

William Parr, of Miles Road, High Green, appeared at Sheffield Magistrates' Court on Saturday morning, charged with possession of an offensive weapon, possession of a bladed article and possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear or violence.

South Yorkshire Police said the charges relate to an 'incident' on Friday, August 19 when officers received a call reporting that a man was believed to be carrying a weapon in the Worrall Road area.

Parr has been remanded into custody to appear at Sheffield Crown Court on Monday, September 19.