Armed police swoop after 'man with machete' spotted in Sheffield

Police arrested a man and recovered weapons
Police arrested a man and recovered weapons
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Armed police were called to reports of a man with a machete being seen in Sheffield.

Officers were deployed to Hillsborough yesterday, where a man was arrested and weapons were recovered.

South Yorkshire Police tweeted: "Excellent work by the force ARVs (armed response vehicles) today. Spontaneous deployment to reports of a male with a machete in the Hillsborough area of Sheffield.

"ARVs trace him to a house nearby where, after implementing some of our tactics, he was safely arrested and weapons were recovered. Enquiries are ongoing."