Investigation underway following robbery in Burngreave

An investigation is underway following a reported robbery in the Burngreave/Spital Hill area of Sheffield.

At around 6.45am this morning (Friday 23 November) it is reported that a 20-year-old man was robbed by persons unknown in the Ellesmere Road area.

At some point during the robbery, it is believed that what appears to be a handgun was seen by the victim, who then fled to call police.

The 20-year-old suffered minor injuries. Nobody has suffered any gunshot injuries and at this time, it is not clear whether any shots were fired.

A scene was in place this morning to allow officers to gather evidence and begin their inquiry, this cordon has now been removed and enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone who witnessed the robbery or any suspicious activity is asked to call police on 101 quoting incident number 145 of 23 November 2018.


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