No charges after armed police close motorway

Armed police close motorway

Armed police close motorway

First published in News

FIVE suspects arrested after armed police closed part of the M6 in Warrington on Saturday have been released without charge. 

Lancashire Police say they had followed a car from Lancashire into Warrington after a tip-off one of the passengers was carrying a gun.  

The southbound carriageway was closed at around 4pm at junction 21a at Croft.

Five people were arrested but all have now been released. 

The car was searched but no gun was found during the operation.

 

 

 

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2:09pm Sun 20 Jan 13

Geoff Settle says...

So that explains the helicopter hovering over my house yesterday!
So that explains the helicopter hovering over my house yesterday! Geoff Settle
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6:27pm Sun 20 Jan 13

Cheap Mower says...

Geoff Settle wrote:
So that explains the helicopter hovering over my house yesterday!
You live on the m6?
[quote][p][bold]Geoff Settle[/bold] wrote: So that explains the helicopter hovering over my house yesterday![/p][/quote]You live on the m6? Cheap Mower
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9:34pm Sun 20 Jan 13

old-codger says...

The outside lane, Third bungalow, lol.
The outside lane, Third bungalow, lol. old-codger
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