Armed police shoot tyre deflation rounds at car in planned operation on Potternewton Lane in Leeds

Potternewton Lane, Leeds. Picture: Google.
Potternewton Lane, Leeds. Picture: Google.
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Police fired special rounds - designed to burst tyres - at a car in Leeds as part of a planned operation on Thursday.

Armed officers stopped the vehicle on Potternewton Lane at about 5.25pm.

Two men were arrested on suspicion of drug offences, a spokesman for West Yorkshire Police told the YEP.

During the planned operation, officers deployed tyre deflation rounds.

Both men remain in custody today, the spokesman added.