Armed police with guns surround car on major Doncaster road

Armed police officers with guns surrounded a car on a busy Doncaster road this afternoon in what is believed to have been a pre-planned operation.

Saturday, 6th April 2019, 12:16 pm
Updated Friday, 5th April 2019, 15:58 pm

Officers trained their guns on a silver Volkswagen Passat at the junction of Bawtry Road and Sheep Bridge Lane, close to Rossington, at around 12.30pm today.

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Armed police officers surrounded a car in Doncaster earlier this afternoon

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Another motorist said he saw police officers talking to two men from the car, with at least one of them in handcuffs.

Details have not yet been released by South Yorkshire Police.

Armed police officers in Doncaster earlier today

More to follow.

Armed police officers trained their guns on a car in Doncaster