Lorry carrying stolen goods worth £30,000 stopped in major police operation near Meadowhall

A lorry carrying stolen goods worth £30,000 was stopped on the M1 near Meadowhall in an operation involving three police forces and the National Police Air Service.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 24 October, 2018, 07:27

COURT: Woman jailed for pimping out sex worker online from her Sheffield flat  The lorry was stopped just north of Meadowhall as it headed northbound along the motorway.

It was suspected of having been used in a raid in Northamptonshire and an operation was mounted involving officers from Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and South Yorkshire Police with support from a helicopter deployed by the National Police Air Service.

POLICE: Robbers armed with gun and machete hunted over Doncaster post office raid  The 17.5 tonne lorry was pulled over at 3am today after being boxed in by a number of police cars in a pre-planned manoeuvre.

The lorry driver and two passengers were arrested.

Police officers pulled over a lorry on the M1 near Meadowhall and found it was carrying stolen goods
A lorry was stopped by the police near to Meadowhall and it was found with stolen goods in the back
Police images show officers boxing in a lorry on the M1 near Meadowhall
Police images of the operation