Man carrying Samauri sword in North Leeds caught by West Yorkshire Police dog and firearms officers

A man carrying a Samauri sword in North Leeds was caught by firearms officers with the help of a West Yorkshire Police dog.

Thursday, 4th March 2021, 11:45 am
PD Shadow (photo: West Yorkshire Police)

PD Shadow assisted the firearms team in dealing with the armed man on Sunday night.

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The man was walking round North Leeds with a Samauri sword before he was caught by the pooch and specialist officers.

The police used their #onelessweapon hashtag on Twitter after they had dealt with him.

A tweet from the West Yorkshire Police dogs account said: "PD shadow assisted the firearms team last night deal with a male walking around North Leeds with a Samauri sword. #onelessweapon"