Two arrested after £35,000 discovered in car near Preston

Police have arrested two men after a substantial amount of cash was discovered in a car which had been travelling on the M6 near Preston.

Officers from the Special Operations Unit signalled for a Jaguar to stop near to the Tickled Trout Service Station at around 8.30pm last night (Tuesday 7th May, 2024).

Following a search of the vehicle, cash worth around £35,000 was discovered.

Two men aged 32 and 36, from Merseyside, have been arrested on suspicion of money laundering. The 36-year-old is also under arrest on suspicion of human trafficking.

Both are currently in custody awaiting questioning.

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