Armed police swarm street in Leeds in confirmed firearms response
Armed police have swarmed a street in Leeds in a confirmed firearms response.
Between eight and ten marked police cars are currently at the scene on Lea Farm Road, just off Lawnswood Avenue in Hawksworth.
Two unmarked police cars can reportedly be seen.
Police dogs are also in attendance.
A West Yorkshire Police spokesperson confirmed that the police were called to the location at 7.40pm on Tuesday, June 25.
It has been confirmed as a firearms response.
Police said no further detail could be given due to it being an ongoing incident.
Police have stressed that there is no wider concern to members of the public at this time.
A 35-year-old man has been arrested.
In an updated statement, the force said: "At 7.40pm yesterday (25/6) police were called to a report that a man had been seen with a firearm at an address in Lea Farm Road, Hawksworth.
"Armed officers responded to the incident and secured the address and arrested a 35-year-old man.
"No firearm was found and the man is currently in custody in relation to making a false report to police."