Arrests made as armed police swoop on car in Leeds

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Two men are being held in custody today after armed police stopped a car in Leeds.

Firearms officers stopped the car at the junction of Roundhay Road and Roseville Road in Burmantofts.

A police spokesman said they had arrested two men on suspicion of a firearms offence.

He said: "It relates to an investigation into an incident in Roseville Road on August 22 where a man reported being threatened with a gun.

"The two men, aged 30 and 39, remain in custody at this time and enquiries are ongoing."

The armed robbery took place at a house in Norton Road, Roundhay. Picture: Google

Leeds detectives say suspicious men seen in Roundhay street before armed robbers assaulted woman in her home