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Police searching for two wanted men in Plungington

Posted on - 25th December, 2018 - 12:28pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Plungington, Preston News, Roads, Transport
Armed police seen in Blackpool Road on Christmas Day Pic: Andy Spearitt
Armed police seen in Blackpool Road on Christmas Day Pic: Andy Spearitt

Police have put an area of Plungington on lockdown as they search for two wanted men.

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A section of Blackpool Road between the junction with Garstang Road and Plungington Road remains closed.

The incident began around 11am on Christmas Day (Tuesday 25 December).

Armed police units have been seen at the scene.

Read more: Police have re-opened Blackpool Road

A number of side roads off Blackpool Road are closed off as well by police.

The police cordon in Blackpool Road Pic: Plungington Labour
The police cordon in Blackpool Road Pic: Plungington Labour

No re-opening times for the roads have been given.

Police have not given details on the two wanted men they are searching for.

A statement from police said: “Part of Blackpool Road close to the junction with Plungington Road is currently closed while we search for two wanted men.

“We appreciate your co-operation and support and will re-open the road as soon as we can. Apologies for the disruption and Merry Christmas.”

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