Armed police swoop on car on busy Sheffield road – 48 hours after similar incident

Armed police stopped a car on a busy Sheffield road this afternoon – but the force refused to give any information as to why.

Friday, 15th March 2019, 2:23 pm
Updated Friday, 15th March 2019, 2:28 pm
Armed police swoop on a car in Attercliffe. Picture: Sheffield Online.

An Audi A4 was stopped by three BMW X5 police cars on Attercliffe Road, Attercliffe, at around 2.20pm on Friday.

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Armed police swoop on a car in Attercliffe. Picture: Sheffield Online.

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In a statement, South Yorkshire Police said: “This was part of an on-going and pre-planned operation and we can’t give any further details at this time.”