Police have today Arrested four people in relation to an investigation in to a cash in transit robbery.
Police have conducted a series of dawn raid at a number of addresses across Greater Manchester in a joint operation by Lancashire Police and Greater Manchester Police resulting in two arrests.
A further two people were produced from prison and arrested by Police.
Police arrested a 27 year old man and 30 year old man from Salford and further produced a 36 year old man from HMP Kirkham. The fourth man 32 was produced from HMP Preston.
All four men have been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit robbery.
Police carried out a number of searches at the home addresses of the four men arrested within the Salford and Newton Heath areas.
Police told Breaking News That an investigation had been launched following the cash in transit robbery in St Anne’s on September 16th 2013.
Police attended the incident at around 8.30am and attended Sainsbury’s supermarket in the town centre, A group of men approached the security van, threatened the guards with a knife and made off with cash.
Detective Inspector Gareth Willis told Breaking News ” Today’s arrests are part of an on-going investigation
into this cash in transit robbery and I would like to thank our colleagues in Greater Manchester
Police for their help and support in planning and executing this morning’s warrants .”
Police confirm that off four men are being held in police custody and will be interviewed throughout today.