Armed police raid Chapeltown house in Leeds over firearms investigation

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Armed police have raided a house in Chapeltown as part of an ongoing investigation into firearms offences.

The police helicopter was also assisting with the investigation, which was carried out on Grange View off Chapeltown Road just before noon today (Tuesday).

A West Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "Shortly before noon today (12/2), armed officers conducted an operation to search an address in Chapeltown as part of an ongoing investigation into firearms offences."

Meanwhile, there is currently long delays on major routes around Leeds after a man survived after he fell from a bridge on to the A64.

A road in Armley is also currently closed with a police cordon in place.

You can follow updates on all of the incidents on our Live Blog here.

The scene in Chapeltown. PIC: Maria Brand

The scene in Chapeltown. PIC: Maria Brand