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Impossible to stop docker container, or force remove it

I am having an issue where I cannot stop a running container, I enter docker stop containerID and it takes the command but then does nothing.

I also tried force removing it docker rm -f containerID and it does the exact same thing.

I can start/stop containers, but not this one, and I need to use the specific port for the project I am working on.

Any advice on what I can try?

I was able to over come the issue by restarting Docker from the dropdown icon on the top toolbar (On Mac)

Use the following:
Docker Desktop > Preferences > Troubleshoot > Clean / Purge data