Live updates as 'mass brawl' stops traffic on major Leeds roundabout

There are major queues building in Pudsey after traffic was stopped by what a witness has described as a 'mass brawl'.

By Abbey Maclure
Saturday, 20th June 2020, 5:57 pm
Updated Saturday, 20th June 2020, 5:58 pm
There are major traffic delays in Pudsey after the incident on the Asda roundabout
There are major traffic delays in Pudsey after the incident on the Asda roundabout

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Live updates as 'mass brawl' stops traffic on major Leeds roundabout

Last updated: Monday, 22 June, 2020, 07:08

  • Traffic stopped by ’mass brawl’ on Pudsey roundabout
  • Awaiting statement from West Yorkshire Police

Queues building in Pudsey after traffic stopped by 'mass brawl' on roundabout

Queues are building in Pudsey after traffic was stopped by what an eyewitness has described as a ’mass brawl’.

The incident happened on Bradford Road, at the roundabout with the Ring Road near New Pudsey train station.

An eyewitness said: "There was a massive brawl involving about 10 people. It was blocking that side of the carriageway. 

“Tailbacks are building now.”

Tailbacks on Bradford Road up to the scene of the incident

West Yorkshire Police contacted for statement

Police have been called to the incident.

We are awaiting a statement from West Yorkshire Police.

Full police statement:

Police were called to Bradford Road, Stanningley, Leeds at about 5.38pm on Saturday June 20 to reports a number of persons from two cars had begun fighting.  

A car was driven off from the scene during the incident.

Officers attended and arrested an arrested a 24-year-old female and a 24-year-old male on suspicion of the theft of a car and possession of drugs with intent to supply.  

They remain in custody.

Enquiries remain ongoing and anyone who saw the incident or has information is asked to contact Leeds District Police on 101 referencing crime number 13200308613.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said:

Official police statement:

Police were called to Bradford Road, Stanningley, Leeds at about 5.38pm on Saturday June 20 to reports a number of persons from two cars had begun fighting.  

A car was driven off from the scene during the incident.

Officers attended and arrested an arrested a 24-year-old female and a 24-year-old male on suspicion of the theft of a car and possession of drugs with intent to supply.  

They remain in custody.

Enquiries remain ongoing and anyone who saw the incident or has information is asked to contact Leeds District Police on 101 referencing crime number 13200308613.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said:
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