Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Armed Police in SIX Vehicles Swoop on BMW

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Armed Police in SIX Vehicles Swoop on BMW

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THIS is the moment armed police swooped on a car in a busy road in Salford.

Four marked police cars and two unmarked vehicles surrounded a silver BMW X5 on Langworthy Road yesterday.

One eye-witness said: "Four people were held by the police and were up against a wall being cuffed."

It is understood that two men were later seen being arrested. GMP said the swoop was related to 'ongoing operational activity' but refused to elaborate on the nature of the operation.

Drivers and public transport were stopped from entering the scene as it was blocked off by police vehicles.

The drama happened near the Emmanuel Church and on a road which is lined with shops.

The swoop comes as more than 50 detectives have been committed to major investigations into shootings in Salford over the last year. …

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