Armed police deployed to Halifax after reports of man with a firearm

Armed police officers have been called to Halifax
Armed police officers have been called to Halifax

Armed police officers were deployed to Halifax after receiving reports of a man in a car with a firearm.

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said: "Police were called at 12:31 today (November 9) to reports of a male in a car with a firearm.

"Armed officers were deployed to Hanson Lane in Halifax.

"A male was arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm and possession of Class B drugs."

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