Axe found in car after ‘stinger’ operation

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Police today released this dramatic picture after a car was stopped on the M6 at Leyland.

Officers used a “stinger” to stop the Audi and said a wanted man was arrested.

They also tweeted a picture of this axe which they said was found inside the car.

Motorway police tweeted: “Stolen Audi containing male wanted recall to prison stopped on M6 Leyland with help from Mr Stinger.”

Lancs Police Dog Unit was also involved in the operation.