Leeds News Live: Emergency services at A61 East Street in Cross Green

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Leeds News Live: Emergency services on A61 East Street at Cross Green

Here are some of the latest stories on our website this evening:

Full West Yorkshire Police statement:

“At 2.22pm today, police were called to A61, Cross Green following reports of an assault.

“Officers attended and found a man had been assaulted. He had been sprayed in the leg with an unknown substance.

“The man was taken to hospital within juries not believed to be life threatening.

“Enquiries are ongoing.”

Emergency services on A61 East Street at Cross Green

Emergency services are currently attending an incident in the Cross Green area of Leeds.

Police, ambulance and fire engines are at the scene on A61 East Street, near to the Leeds Dock area of the city centre.

The Yorkshire Evening Post has contacted West Yorkshire Police for more information.

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Missing pensioner found safe and well

Good news from police in the search for a missing pensioner from Bramhope.

They say Philip Sunderland, 84, has now been found safe and well.

Lunchtime headlines

Here are some of the latest stories on our website this lunchtime:

Missing pensioner:

Police have launched an urgent search to find a missing Leeds pensioner.

Philip Sunderland, 84, is missing from Bramhope.

He is wearing a cream/beige coloured trench coat, cream trousers, brown shoes and a flat cap.

Philip walks around local areas and also Otley and Skipton, police said.

There are now concerns for his welfare.

West Yorkshire Police said: "Any info or sightings, call 101 / 999, quote log ref: 1809 07/06."


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