Man Arrested Following Air Support Police Operation in Portsmouth

man arrested following air support police operation in portsmouth

An operation involving the Police helicopter and a number of response officers has taken place in Paulsgrove on the outskirts of the Portsmouth this afternoon.

A silver car was taken away by police contractors  and a man was led away in handcuffs into a police van. A police helicopter hovered above the street while the operation to detain the man took place.

A single Police car remains parked in a side road after the Police descended on Collington Crescent just after 4pm this afternoon.

A spokesman for Hampshire Police said a man was being questioned in relation to theft offences and that his car had been taken away by police.

It is unclear if this latest arrest is related to a series of robberies on taxi drivers over the Christmas period in which two men have been detained and have since appeared at Portsmouth City Magistrates Court.


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