Armed police swoop on Boggart Hill Road in Seacroft after knife threats

Armed police were called to a Seacroft street after reports of a knife-wielding man making threats.

Monday, 19th April 2021, 5:16 pm

Police were called to Boggart Hill Road shortly before 12.30pm today (Monday).

Firearms officers with Tasers arrested a man on suspicion of affray and making threats to commit criminal damage.

Officers are also investigating claims made by the arrested man about the incident.

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Boggart Hill Road (photo: Google).

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "At 12:26pm today, police received a report of threats being made by a male with a knife at an address in Boggart Hill Road, Seacroft.

"Firearms officers with Taser authority attended and arrested a man on suspicion of affray and making threats to commit criminal damage.

"Enquiries are ongoing, including a counter allegation relating to the same incident."

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