VIDEO: Footage shows scale of huge police operation on Sheffield estate as cops vow to catch ‘those responsible’

Detectives investigating the murder of a man on a Sheffield estate have vowed to catch ‘those responsible’.

Saturday, 17th April 2021, 12:10 pm

In a warning to those involved in the death of the 32-year-old man on the Manor estate, Detective Chief Inspector Mark Oughton said: “We are doing all we can to find those responsible.”

Emergency services were alerted to the discovery of a seriously injured man on Fretson Green Manor, at 12.34am today.

He could not be saved and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Crime scene investigation officers have been deployed to the Manor estate in Sheffield following the murder of a 32-year-old man (Photo: Dean Atkins)

A huge police cordon is in place around the spot where the murder victim was found, with a number of nearby streets taped off and being guarded by officers.

DCI Oughton said: “I know this incident will concern the community who live in the Manor area and I’d like to reassure the public that we are doing all we can to find those responsible."

He added: “My appeal today is for anyone who has information about what happened this morning to please come forward and talk to us. Were you in the Freston Green area either before 12.30am or just after? Did you hear or see anything that was unusual?”

“Did you capture any people or vehicles on your CCTV cameras or dash cams? Even something that seems insignificant or routine could be vital to our investigation.

“There will be significant number of officers in the area over the coming days, they will be continuing with house to house enquiries and searches. If you have concerns, please do talk to them, they are there to offer you help and support."

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