Knifeman chased down by police in Sheffield city centre

Sheffield city centre. Picture: Google
Sheffield city centre. Picture: Google

A knifeman was chased down by police officers and arrested in Sheffield city centre this morning.

Officers responded to reports of a burglary in a commercial property - which has not yet been named - and then gave chase to a suspected armed robber before apprehending him.

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A post on the Sheffield Central Neighbourhood Policing Team's Facebook page read: "Upon arrival one male ran from scene who was detained by officers and found in possession of a knife.

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"Brilliant arrest and one in custody."