Armed officers called to Leeds housing estate after 'man seen with handgun'

editorial image
Have your say

Armed officers descended on a street in Osmondthorpe after worried residents told police they had seen a man with a gun.

The incident took place outside a house on Rookwood Road, Osmondthorpe, on Tuesday afternoon.

Vape shop rammed by stolen car in Holbeck
West Yorkshire Police said:

"At 4.45pm on Tuesday police received a report of a man with what appeared to be a handgun making threats outside an address in Rookwood Road, Osmondthorpe, following an earlier altercation.

"Armed officers were sent to the scene and a 38-year-old man was arrested from a nearby address on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.

"A gas=powered BB gun was recovered during a subsequent search of the property.

"The arrested man was later released on bail with conditions pending further enquiries."

Man attacked with metal bar after going to buy alloy wheels from Holbeck house