South Yorkshire Police

Teen stabbed in neck and bottom lies in blood-soaked clothes in shocking footage

A graphic video of a teenage stabbing victim lays bare the horrific reality behind the UK’s knife crime crisis.<p>In the shocking two-minute clip, an …


Woman arrested after blowing small plastic trumpet at police during Sheffield trees protest

A woman has been arrested after blowing a small plastic trumpet at police officers during a protest.<p>The 57-year-old woman was arrested on Wednesday …

UK Politics

Police 'Protest Removal Team' deployed for second time in 13 years to arrest Sheffield tree activist

South Yorkshire Police deployed its rarely-used Protest Removal Team for only the second-ever occasion in the county when arresting a tree activist …


Woman arrested for blowing horn at Sheffield tree-felling protest

A woman protesting at the felling of trees in Sheffield has been arrested for blowing a horn and setting off a rape alarm today - with another …


Yorkshire Police forces lose track of 20 sex offenders, report highlights

Police forces in Yorkshire have lost track of 20 registered sex offenders, according to a report published by Sky News.


Boy, 15, in court accused of woman's attempted murder

<b>A 15-year-old boy has appeared before magistrates accused of attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon after a stabbing in Sheffield.</b><p>The teenager was arrested after a woman, 24, suffered "life-threatening injuries" in the stabbing early on Saturday, South Yorkshire Police said.<p>Officers …


Sheffield Lord Paul Scriven challenges South Yorkshire Police to public meeting over trees - read the letter in full

Sheffield Lord Paul Scriven has challenged South Yorkshire Police to a meeting over tree felling.<p>The letter, sent to the force's Deputy Chief …


FA Cup winners' 1912 medal stolen from Rotherham pensioner

<b>An FA Cup winners' medal dating back more than 100 years has been stolen from a house in Rotherham.</b><p>The distinctive medal was given to Barnsley FC players after their 1-0 win in a replay against West Brom in the 1912 FA Cup final at Bramall Lane.<p>The medal was among items stolen from the house of the …

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Rotherham grooming trials: Case against two men dismissed by judge due to 'insufficient evidence'

The case against two men due to go on trial in connection with sexual abuse in Rotherham has been dismissed by a judge due to “insufficient evidence”.<p>…


Sheffield shooting trial: Witness 'conspired with police'

<b>A key prosecution witness in the trial of three men accused of murder has been accused of "conspiring with police" to make a false statement.</b><p>Matthew Cohen, 29, Dale Gordon, 33, and Keil Bryan, 32, are alleged to have shot dead Aseel Al-Essaie, 23, in Sheffield in February 2017.<p>The witness, a …


Police hunting for car as man's body is found on beach

The search is underway for a car after a man's body was found on a beach in Bridlington over the weekend.<p>The man, who is believed to be from …

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SNOW UPDATE: Residents help push ambulance stuck in snow in Sheffield

Kind-hearted residents helped push a stranded ambulance up a Sheffield road.


Drivers warned not to travel as more snow forecast for Leeds

Driving conditions are hazardous and dozens of bus services were suspended this morning after heavy snow continued overnight.


Police seek talks following Rotherham Muslim boycott

<b>Police are seeking urgent talks with leaders of Rotherham's Muslim community over a boycott of the force.</b><p>Rotherham Muslim Community Forum Alliance (RMCFA) announced it would "cut all lines of engagement" with South Yorkshire Police from Monday.<p>Force Ch Supt Jason Harwin said he was "surprised" that …

United Kingdom

Why the people of Liverpool are totally justified in holding Topman to account

Imagine the scene in Topman head office today.<p>Executives scrambling to contain a PR fall out, questions being asked over how THAT shirt made it to …

Bob Marley

Topman explains why controversial '96' T-shirt was released and "apologise unreservedly"

High street giant Topman has apologised after a T-shirt they were selling was accused of mocking victims of the Hillsborough disaster.<p>The retailer …

Bob Marley

Two jailed over 'unprovoked' Sheffield stabbings

<b>An 18-year-old man has been jailed for 16 years for stabbing three men in an unprovoked attack in Sheffield.</b><p>Lamar Waite, from Burngreave, attacked the men during a fight in Division Street on 30 September.<p>He denied a charge of attempted murder but pleaded guilty to three counts of causing grievous …


Jarvin Blake: Third man held over murder released on bail

<b>A third man arrested on suspicion of murdering a father-of-three in Sheffield has been released on bail.</b><p>Jarvin Blake, 22, died in hospital after being stabbed in a street attack in Burngreave on 8 March in a "targeted attack".<p>A 26-year-old from Southey Green has been bailed pending further …


How the Smart motorway cameras on the M1 work - and how to avoid a fine

Highways officers have answered the question on every driver's lips.<p>The M1 was transformed into a 'smart motorway' across various sections in the …


NHS figures show knife-related hospital admissions rise - BBC News

Hospital admissions for knife-related attacks are at their highest level in England for five years, according to government figures<p>The number of knife-related hospital admissions is at its highest level in England for five years, analysis of figures by the BBC shows.<p>NHS figures show there were an …


Government condemns ‘Punish a Muslim Day’ as counter-terror police continue their investigation

The government has condemned the ‘Punish a Muslim Day’ hate mail campaign during an urgent question in the House of Commons.<p>Victoria Atkins MP, a …

Black Culture

Sheffield trees: Protest policing defended after 'escalation'

<b>South Yorkshire Police has defended its handling of tree protests in Sheffield after an ex-council leader raised concerns about its approach.</b><p>Liberal Democrat peer Lord Scriven wrote to the chief constable querying the force's neutrality after a large police presence on Abbeydale Park Rise.<p>He asked …

Child sex killer accused of violently raping Sheffield woman 46 years ago

A convicted child sex killer has gone on trial accused of violently raping an 18-year-old woman in Sheffield almost 46 years ago.


Police chief says 'increase in criminal behaviour' to blame for presence of dozens of officers at Sheffield tree-felling operations

South Yorkshire Police chief constable Stephen Watson has defended the force sending dozens of officers to tree-felling work in Sheffield, saying a …


'They seek to divide us' - Counter-terrorism unit's top cop condemns 'punish a Muslim' hate letters

The head of the region's counter-terrorism unit has condemned the 'punish a Muslim' hate letters that have been received in South Yorkshire and other …


Letters calling on people to 'Punish a Muslim' sent to Welsh homes

Letters encouraging people to take part in a “punish a Muslim day” have been sent to homes in Cardiff.<p>The A4 letters tell people to get involved in a …

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Paul Scriven: Sheffield trees scandal – South Yorkshire Police must not be above the law

YOU can’t see the wood for the trees? That phrase sums up the way Sheffield is being run at the moment.


'You need to start running fast' - Warning to criminals as new police dogs take to the streets of Hull

A warning has been issued to criminals as new Humberside Police dogs take to the streets of Hull.<p>Belgian Malinois police dogs Kodi and Puck are as …


Sir Cliff trying to stop 'private' information emerging during BBC court battle

Sir Cliff Richard wants to stop information he says is private and sensitive from emerging during a High Court battle with the BBC.<p><b>Thirsk crash:</b> …


Man stabbed to death in Sheffield street

<b>A man has died and another was injured in a stabbing on a street in Sheffield.</b><p>The dead man was found with stab wounds to his upper body after police were called to Brackley Street, Burngreave, at around 15:20 GMT on Thursday.<p>The 22-year-old man, who has not been named, was taken to hospital but …