Sheffield teenager reported by police for firework offences

Police officers and firefighters in Tinsley on Bonfire Night
Police officers and firefighters in Tinsley on Bonfire Night

A teenage boy, aged 16, has been reported to the youth offending service for firework offences.

He was one of a number of youths stopped by officers in Sheffield on Bonfire Night and found to be in possession of fireworks.

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South Yorkshire Police said officers from its Central and Sheffield West neighbourhood policing teams seized six rocket from youths, which it is claimed had been ‘prepared for being thrown’.

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The youth reported for firework offences was taken home to his parents by police officers.