NEWS: Three men are currently in custody after being arrested at an address in Cobridge, Stoke-on-Trent, this morning (Fri).
As part of a pre-planned operation both armed and unarmed officers were deployed to the address on Windermere Street.
At approximately 6am three men at the property, aged 22, 28 and 33, were arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm.
They have been taken into custody for questioning.
A detailed search of the property is now underway.
As a result of the increased police activity in the area local neighbourhood officers are on patrol to offer support and reassurance to the local community.