Armed police launch planned operation in Peterborough residential street

Armed police are executing a planned warrant in a Stanground street this afternoon.

Residents of Southfields Drive in Stanground reported seeing armed police in the street at around 4pm on Wednesday January 9.

Police in Southfields Drive in Stanground, Peterborough, this afternoon

Police in Southfields Drive in Stanground, Peterborough, this afternoon

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A police spokeswoman confirmed that officers were carrying out a planned operation in the area and executing a warrant at an address.

A black Audi has been taken away on the back of a tow track by police.

Further information on any arrests made will appear here as we have the information....

Police took a black Audi away from the scene

Police took a black Audi away from the scene