Arrest after police helicopter called to reports of man with gun in East End Park

A police cordon in Ivy View, East End Park.
A police cordon in Ivy View, East End Park.

A man detained after a raid on a flat in East End Park has been arrested on suspicion of holding a gun.

Police were called shortly before 2.20pm on Saturday August 3, to a report of an argument happening in East End Park.

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Reports to police said that a man had a gun.

Officers went to the scene and arrested a 38-year-old man on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear.

A woman who was in the area at the time said: "At about 3pm I saw three normal cop cars and two more unmarked cars. They were all armed and there was a dog car.

"They sped up the road and blocked off the streets and then raided a house.

"I heard them saying 'We are sending the dogs in, don't move'."

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The 38-year-old man has been released on bail.

Enquiries by West Yorkshire Police are ongoing.