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Three men arrested as armed police raid homes in Preston city centre

Posted on - 2nd September, 2015 - 10:17am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Deepdale, News, Preston City Centre
Officers close off the junction of Crown Street and Atkinson Close Pic: givemetruth

Officers close off the junction of Crown Street and Atkinson Close Pic: givemetruth

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of firearms offences after police stopped a vehicle in Deepdale.

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Armed officers flagged down the vehicle in Argyll Road and two men from Preston, aged 28 and 35, and a 22-year-old man from the West Midlands were arrested.

Police then searched a number of properties in Lawson Street and Crown Street at around 6pm on Tuesday.

A police spokeswoman said: “A number of properties in Preston city centre were subsequently searched and a quantity of cannabis and cash was seized from an address on Lawson Street. Enquiries are on-going.”

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