‘Armed police’ called to Sheffield suburb

Police on High Street, Mosborough, tonight. Picture by Matty Hadfield.
Police on High Street, Mosborough, tonight. Picture by Matty Hadfield.

Armed police are believed to have been called to a Sheffield suburb tonight.

Reports on social media said armed officers could be seen on High Street in Mosborough from around 6.30pm.

On Twitter, Sophie Warner wrote: “Anyone know what’s crackin in Mosborough and why there loads of police men with guns ????”

Matty Dale tweeted: “Coppers all over Mosborough.”

Mosborough Forum wrote: “It seems there has been some sort of incident on the High Street. Hope all residents are safe.”

And on Facebook, a man wrote: “Like something you see on the telly.”

We have contacted South Yorkshire Police and are awaiting a response.