Police catch speeding drivers and make arrest after setting up cameras on these seven Leeds streets

Police have caught a number of speeding drivers after setting up cameras in north Leeds.

Wednesday, 2nd June 2021, 7:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 2nd June 2021, 7:02 am

Officers from the Leeds North West neighbourhood policing team (NPT) set up cameras in Bramhope, Yeadon, Guiseley and Otley over the Bank Holiday weekend.

They issued several tickets for speeding, driving while using a mobile phone and driving without due care attention.

One driver was arrested on suspicion of driving while over the prescribed limit, while another was issued with a Section 59 warning for using a vehicle to cause alarm, distress or annoyance.

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Police issued several speeding tickets during the operation (Photo: WYP)

Officers targeted King Lane, Grange Avenue, Henshaw Lane, Oxford Road, Netherfield Road, East Chevin Road and Boroughgate in the operation.

In a statement issued on social media, the Leeds North West NPT said: "Over the bank holiday weekend, officers have been busy carrying out some traffic work as requested by local residents.

"Community-Suggested roads were targeted during this operation, including but not limited to: King Lane (Bramhope) Grange Avenue & Henshaw Lane (Yeadon) Oxford Road & Netherfield Road (Guiseley) East Chevin Road & Boroughgate (Otley).

"Results included: 3x speeding tickets, 1x ticket for using a mobile phone whilst driving, 1x Section 59 warning, 1x ticket for driving without due care and attention & 1x arrest for driving whilst over the prescribed limit of alcohol."

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