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.

Wednesday, 24th October 2018, 7:27 am
Updated Wednesday, 24th October 2018, 7:33 am
Police officers stopped a lorry carrying stolen goods near Meadowhall

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.

Police officers stopped a lorry carrying stolen goods near Meadowhall

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