Suspicious package found outside Leeds shop

Spen Lane in West Park

Spen Lane in West Park

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Police have cordoned off a Leeds street after a suspicious package was found outside a convenience store.

UPDATED 11.45am: The incident has now been cleared

Police were called to the Co-op on Spen Lane in West Park at 9.08am on Friday morning.

Officers are assessing the situation and an MOD bomb disposal team will be called to the scene if required.

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