Armed police deployed in Leeds after reports of 'loud bangs' - official statement

Armed police were deployed to a Leeds road this morning after a report of 'loud bangs'.

Friday, 10th July 2020, 3:30 pm
Updated Friday, 10th July 2020, 3:32 pm

Cottingley Drive in South Leeds was blocked this morning due to the police incident.

Heavy traffic started to build both ways between A643 Elland Road and Cottingley Approach.

Police said the incident was an armed deployment to Dulverton Close at 11.15am on Friday after a report of loud bangs.

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Dulverton Close

However, the force confirmed the incident was not suspicious and all was found to be in order.

The road was reopened shortly after.