Firearms officers called to Leeds quarry in armed robbery arrest

Firearms officers were called to a quarry in a Leeds village to arrest a man wanted for armed robbery.

Saturday, 29th June 2019, 8:25 am
Police were called to a quarry in Morley

West Yorkshire Police rushed to the stone quarry in Morley alongside firearms officers.

Police had been alerted by a member of the public who had seen a man known to be wanted for armed robbery.

Officers searched and cordoned off the quarry to carry out searches. The man was found and arrested, and is currently in custody.

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The incident happened on Friday afternoon and police described the incident as an 'arrest of note'.