Armed Police incident on A35 Dorchester

Armed Police incident on A35 Dorchester

Published by George Sharpe at 3:28pm 7th August 2019. (Updated at 7:25am 8th August 2019)

Police pulled over a car suspected of containing firearms between the Stadium and Stinsford roundabouts.

Four people have been detained and are assisting police with their enquiries.

At 2:14pm Police received reports that an occupant of a car parked in Ben Nevis Road in Weymouth was waving a suspected firearm inside a vehicle. 

At 2:55pm they stopped the vehicle and detained four people. Armed officers seized what's believed to be two BB guns.

They also searched the area near Ben Nevis Road.