Four arrested in Liverpool firearms operation

Four men have been arrested in a police firearms operation in Liverpool.

Officers arrested three men on suspicion of firearms offences after stopping a Mercedes CDI sports car on Fir Lane, Wavertree, at 18.00 BST.

Armed police then surrounded and searched a house on Sandon Street in Toxteth and a fourth man was arrested.

The car has been removed for further examination and the men have been taken into custody by police for questionning.

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