BREAKING: Armed police surround property on Sheffield street

The police on South View Road
The police on South View Road

Armed police have surrounded a house on a Sheffield street.

Officers, armed with machine guns, arrived at the scene on South View Road in Sharrow at around 3.20pm today.

A picture sent to The Star by a resident shows armed officers pointing their weapons towards a house on the estate.

The details of the operation are unknown and a spokesman from South Yorkshire Police refused to comment on the incident.

This is an ongoing story and we'll bring you more as we get it.