Armed police arrest man in Sheffield city centre after stopping car

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drugs offences after armed police swooped on a car in Sheffield city centre.

Wednesday, 13th March 2019, 1:41 pm
Updated Wednesday, 13th March 2019, 1:43 pm
Armed police stop a car in on St Mary's Road, Sheffield. Picture: Tom Leighton

The incident happened at around 1.30pm on Wednesday when two police cars stopped a black Audi A3 on St Mary’s Road at St Mary’s Gate Roundabout.

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Armed police swoop on car on busy Sheffield city centre road
Armed police stop a car in on St Mary's Road, Sheffield. Picture: Tom Leighton

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South Yorkshire Police said a quantity of cash was also seized.

An eyewitness said one of the police cars appeared to have damaged in the incident.