Blade found at Sheffield Primary School

A blade has been found at a Sheffield primary school.

Staff at Ballifield Primary School notified police of finding a “small Stanley knife blade” on April 24th.

However South Yorkshire police have not linked the blade to any form of criminal activity.

They also claimed that there are “no wider safeguarding concerns.”

Police came to the school to give a safety talk after discovering the knife.

A statement from South Yorkshire Police said: “Police are aware of an incident on April 24 at Ballifield Primary School, Handsworth Grange Road, where a small Stanley knife blade was found.

“Local neighbourhood officers continue to work closely with the school since this incident, providing advice and reassurance and delivering a safety talk to pupils.

“There are no wider safeguarding concerns and no criminal activity has been recorded.”