Met Police '˜Flying Squad' make two arrests outside Crystal Peaks in Sheffield
Two men were arrested outside Crystal Peaks in Sheffield in an operation by The Met's '˜Flying Squad'.
OfficersÂ in the specialist Metropolitan Police unit, whichÂ investigates robberies, swooped on a vehicle as it pulled onto the '˜red' car park at Crystal Peaks.
The officers arrested two men as part of an investigation intoÂ robberies of security vans which carry cash.
COURT: SheffieldÂ men jailed over drugs worth Â£60kÂ found in city house The investigation is looking at a number of robberies in London and across the country.
Witnesses who saw officers make the arrests at around 9.30am said a security van was nearby.
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The suspects are to be taken to London for questioning later today.
One woman who saw the police operation said: 'I was filling up at Sainsbury's near to CrystalÂ Peaks when I saw a line of cars overtaking all those queuing to get onto the car park.
'I wondered what they were doing and thought how dangerous it was, until I realised they were unmarked police cars when I saw officers in plain clothes make some arrests.'
Crystal Peaks shopping centre is operating as normal today.