Armed police arrest man in Sheffield city centre after stopping car

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drugs offences after armed police swooped on a car in Sheffield city centre.

By Sam Cooper
Wednesday, 13 March, 2019, 13:41

The incident happened at around 1.30pm on Wednesday when two police cars stopped a black Audi A3 on St Mary’s Road at St Mary’s Gate Roundabout.

Armed police stop a car in on St Mary's Road, Sheffield. Picture: Tom Leighton

South Yorkshire Police said a quantity of cash was also seized.

An eyewitness said one of the police cars appeared to have damaged in the incident.