Armed police called to arrest 21-year-old man in Leeds

Armed officers were drafted in to arrest a man who was making threats of violence in Farnley.

Monday, 7th January 2019, 12:11 pm
Updated Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 1:41 pm
Armed officers were deployed to Bawn Avenue in Farnley to arrest a man making threats of violence last night.

Police were called to Bawn Avenue at around 4.37pm yesterday (Sunday) after getting a report that a man was making threats of violence.

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Several police vehicles and teams were sent to the area.

A spokesperson said a 21-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident while enquiries were carried out and that he has since been released from custody.