Sheffield man remanded for possession of knife

A 39-year-old man has been charged and remanded into custody for possession of a bladed article in Burngreave.

Officers from Sheffield’s Tasking Team arrested Leon Waite on Monday, 9 October on Clun Street, on suspicion of possession of a bladed article, possession of cannabis, failing to appear at court for a previous offence of possession of a bladed article and failure to comply with a drugs intervention programme.

Waite, of Wincobank Avenue, Sheffield, was charged with all four offences and appeared on Tuesday, 10 October at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court where he was remanded until his next appearance at court on Wednesday, 25 October.