Police called over 'threats to bin collectors' on Sheffield estate

Vickers Road, Sheffield. Picture: Google
Vickers Road, Sheffield. Picture: Google

Police were called to intervene after a member of the public allegedly made threats towards bin collectors on a Sheffield estate.

Police said the incident happened on Vickers Road in Fir Vale on Thursday following a row over taking bins away.

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A spokesperson for the Sheffield North East Neighbourhood Policing Team said: "Refuse collectors emptying rubbish bins received threats from a member of the public following a disagreement over emptying a bin."

Police did not reveal if any arrests have been made yet.

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Elsewhere in the north eastern part of the city, police raided a property in Carwood Green, Burngreave, on Thursday and recovered a quantity of suspected class A drugs. Two people were arrested.

A man delivering a pizza was attacked by three other males on Hartley Brook Road, Shiregrreen, on Wednesday at 8.30pm. They tried to steal his motorbike but he managed to escape.

Police said a man walking alone along Southey Avenue, Longley, was attacked by a group of males for 'no apparent reason' on Thursday at 12.45am. He managed to escape with minor injuries.

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Anyone with information about the alleged crimes are urged to contact police on 101.