Hammerton Road station

Hammerton Road Police |Station
Hammerton Road Police |Station
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I was shocked this week when I was told the Hammerton Road Police Station had closed.

The Yorkshire Ripper was taken there when he was arrested in a car with one of his victims.

The car he was in had false number plates. When he was in the station he used the gents and when he came out a police officer went in to search the toilet and found a hammer and a screwdriver in the cisterns above the toilet.

That sealed his fate and was the evidence that convicted a serial killer.

S Fieldhouse

Manor Lane, Sheffield 2