THREE men have been arrested after a proactive stop check by officers in Cheshire.

At about 8.40pm on Thursday, April 29, officers stopped a silver Volkswagen Golf.

The occupants of the car fled the scene in Wilmslow Road, Handforth, but were detained by officers a short time later.

Following a search of the vehicle, a number of weapons and a quantity of drugs were seized.

Three men, two aged 19 and one aged 18, were arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon and possession of a Class B drug.