Armed police arrest attempted murder suspect in Leeds city centre

The vehicle was stopped in Albion Street, Leeds. Picture: Google
The vehicle was stopped in Albion Street, Leeds. Picture: Google

Armed police have arrested a man suspected of attempted murder after stopping a vehicle in Leeds city centre.

Firearms officers stopped the vehicle in Albion Street shortly after 1.30pm today.

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