M6 motorway as armed police stop Megabus coach

1. The M6 toll road near Lichfield was shut in both directions after allegations were made against one of the 48 passengers on board a Megabus coach heading.

M6 motorway as armed police stop Megabus coach

2. A bomb disposal van drives on the M6 toll motorway

M6 motorway as armed police stop Megabus coach

3. Military personnel, police dog handlers, firefighters and other specialist units were also at the scene.

M6 motorway as armed police stop Megabus coach

4. Firefighters watch the security operation

M6 motorway as armed police stop Megabus coach

5. Police officers stand next to passengers from a coach after it stopped and was surrounded by armed police on the M6 motorway

M6 motorway as armed police stop Megabus coach

6. A man in protective clothing boards the Megabus coach after it stopped and was surrounded by armed police on the M6 motorway

M6 motorway as armed police stop Megabus coach

7. Members of the emergency services work near a yellow inflatable tent

M6 motorway as armed police stop Megabus coach

8. Police vehicles are seen on the M6 motorway

M6 motorway as armed police stop Megabus coach

9. The Megabus coach is escorted away from the scene

M6 motorway as armed police stop Megabus coach

10. Passengers from the Megabus coach leave the M6 Toll in another coach

M6 motorway as armed police stop Megabus coach