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Cops pay out for gunpoint raid

Issue No. 2294

The Metropolitan Police has paid out £120,000 after it stopped a group of four friends in a car at gunpoint.

Armed police forced them from the car, handcuffed them and held them for 20 minutes—before realising they had stopped the wrong car.

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Tue 13 Mar 2012, 18:13 GMT
Issue No. 2294
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