UPDATED: Police swoop on car in Weymouth

Dorset Echo: Police at the scene Police at the scene

A MAN was held after police swooped on a car outside flats on Boot Hill in Weymouth.

A total of five police cars and one police van were involved in the incident this evening.

Their investigations centred on a vehicle in the car park at the back of flats on Boot Hill (Rodwell Road).

The block is next to the alleyway which leads up to Portmore Gardens.

A number of officers were seen to search a grey BMW saloon car which in the car park in what a Dorset Police spokesman said was a 'suspicious incident.'

Two men were searched at the scene, with one man seen to be taken away by police officers in handcuffs. The other man was released.

Police officers also searched the surrounding area.

A spokesman for Dorset Police said: “There was a suspicious incident involving the car and we stopped the car to make further inquiries.

“One man is currently helping us with our inquiries.”

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9:53pm Wed 30 Apr 14

IDONTKNOWIFITISTRRUE says...

Dictionary definition of 'swoop'.
To sweep through the air, as a bird or a bat, especially down upon prey.
I can't quite imagine police-persons coming down through the air to intercept the car!
The car was in a car park so why do the Echo report that the car was stopped?
Dictionary definition of 'swoop'. To sweep through the air, as a bird or a bat, especially down upon prey. I can't quite imagine police-persons coming down through the air to intercept the car! The car was in a car park so why do the Echo report that the car was stopped? IDONTKNOWIFITISTRRUE
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11:25pm Wed 30 Apr 14

sunny1966 says...

no especially dorset police. not a lot on in Weymouth then
no especially dorset police. not a lot on in Weymouth then sunny1966
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8:43am Thu 1 May 14

westbaywonder says...

"Police swoop on a car"
What is this, Batman and Robin?
"Police swoop on a car" What is this, Batman and Robin? westbaywonder
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6:50pm Sun 4 May 14

FROOMITE says...

why did it need 5 police cars?
why did it need 5 police cars? FROOMITE
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