Armed police swoop on car on busy Sheffield city centre road

Armed police have stopped a car in Sheffield city centre this afternoon.

Wednesday, 13th March 2019, 7:34 pm
Updated Wednesday, 13th March 2019, 7:38 pm
Armed police stop a car in on St Mary's Road, Sheffield. Picture: Tom Leighton
Armed police stop a car in on St Mary's Road, Sheffield. Picture: Tom Leighton

Two police cars stopped a vehicle on St Mary’s Road at St Mary’s Roundabout at around 1.30pm on Wednesday.

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Armed police stop a car in on St Mary's Road, Sheffield. Picture: Tom Leighton

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An eyewitness said armed officers were searching the vehicle.

One man has been arrested in the incident.