Police incident at Tesco car park ‘nothing to worry about’

Shoppers at a branch of Tesco in Devon received a shock this afternoon when police officers swooped on a vehicle.

Witnesses said police stopped a black car in the supermarket car park at Cullompton, which they searched and then interviewed the driver.

Armed officers were spotted alongside traffic officers, and a number of police vehicles were present.

A Devon and Cornwall Police force incident manager said it was a standard vehicle search for possible motoring offences. No one was arrested.

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The FIM verified that armed officers were only present as they had been passing on the motorway at the time.

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