One lane of the busy A2 remains closed between Dunkirk in the outskirts of Canterbury and the M2 this evening following a police shakedown that saw a number of people detained and handcuff in the outside land of the busy carriageway.
Two patrol and and roads policing vehicle were involved in the hard stop just after 6pm on Thursday evening.
It is understood that police were acting on intelligence received in the proactive stop of the black Vauxhall Vectra that was followed from Canterbury city centre
A number of men and woman were detained at the roadside by police. Some have been taken into custody.