Panic as man is seen ‘taking photos’ outside Sheffield school
Written by Rother Radio News on 13/11/2020
A “suspicious” man has caused fear and concern among parents after reportedly being spotted taking pictures outside a Sheffield primary school.
Police were alerted to the behaviour of the man yesterday afternoon after he was seen acting strangely outside Birley Spa Primary Academy in Hackenthorpe.
It has been reported that the school has written to parents to make them aware of the man’s behaviour with the matter now being investigated by police.
A spokeswoman for South Yorkshire Police said: “Police were called at 4.45pm yesterday (Thursday 12 November) following reports that a man had been behaving in a suspicious manner.
“It is reported that a man was seen by a member of the public near to Birley Spa Primary School earlier in the day and his behaviour caused the member of the public concern.
“The matter was reported to the school, who also notified police. Enquiries are ongoing.”