Firearm officers arrest man for carrying knife on Sheffield estate 

This is the knife seized by firearm officers in Southey yesterday
This is the knife seized by firearm officers in Southey yesterday

This knife was recovered by firearms police on a Sheffield estate yesterday, leading to the arrest of a 23-year-old man. 

Police detained the man in Southey yesterday, after a short pursuit.

A spokesman for South Yorkshire Police Operations said this afternoon: “Yesterday, our Firearms Cops deployed to Southey area of Sheffield following recent intelligence that young adult males were carrying knives in the area.

“A 23-year-old male was arrested following a short foot chase after ditching his weapon... Top result!”