Three people have been arrested by police investigating the escape of two prisoners from a prison van last week.
Officers from Greater Manchester Police, supported by colleagues from Lancashire, "carried out a strike" on a car near Lancaster University this afternoon.
Three men, aged 31, 27 and 25, who were travelling in the car have been arrested.
The 31-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of escaping from lawful custody.
The other two men were arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.
They have been taken into police custody for questioning.
More top news
Five Britons have died after the car they were in plunged more than 80 feet from a bridge into a Swedish canal.
The Church of England has defended sending "prayers" on Twitter to The God Delusion author Richard Dawkins following his recent stroke.
Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have exchanged Valentine's Day messages on the The Ellen DeGeneres Show.