Motorway roadblock for police training

Motorists caught up in M55 traffic have been told a road block this morning was down to police training.
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The operation, which saw four police cars swoop on a vehicle at about 9.30am, closed a lane on the motorway between Preston and Kirkham.

Motorists reported seeing arrests being made.

But force officials said the action was a training exercise.

The motorway is currently flowing freely.