Further arrests at Sheffield tree-work site

Date published: 21 March 2018 18:42
Dated: 21 March 2018 18:40:41

Following tree-work on Rivelin Valley Road, today (Wednesday 21 March), South Yorkshire Police officers have made three arrests.

A 49-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of Section 5 Public Order Offence and accepted a fixed penalty notice.

A 65-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of obstructing the execution of Act under Section 303 of the Highways Act 1980.

Following a complaint from a member of the public, a  57-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of causing intentional harm or distress, under Section 4a of the Public Order Act 1986.

Both have been reported on summons.

A number of people at the site were also reported on summons under Section 303 of the Highways Act 1980.

Officers called the Yorkshire Ambulance Service earlier today, following reports of an injury. The ambulance arrived and took the woman to hospital as a precaution. Police officers at the site spoke to the woman, who did not make a formal complaint at the time.

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