Three Men Arrested By Armed Police After Reports Of ‘Weapons’ In Car Near Hanley Park

Three men were arrested by armed police officers in Stoke-on-Trent.

Police were alerted to reports that the men were in a car that may contain ‘weapons’.

Officers first received reports at 6.45pm last night (Wednesday) and armed patrols stopped a vehicle near Hanley Park at around 9pm before arresting the three occupants.

A spokesman for Staffordshire Police said: “We have responded to an incident on College Road. Armed officers were used and three men have been detained. At no stage was there any threat to members of the public.”


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