'We're sending in the dogs, don't move': Man arrested after armed police raid East End park flat

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Armed police arrested a man after storming a flat in East End Park.

Armed officers, the force helicopter and a police dog unit were all at the scene in Ivy View, just above York Road.

The police cordon in Ivy View, East End Park.

The police cordon in Ivy View, East End Park.

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A witness, who works in nearby Ivy Mount Fisheries, said: "At about 3pm I saw three normal cop cars and two more unmarked cars. They were all armed and there was a dog car.

"They sped up the road and blocked off the streets and then raided a house.

"I heard them saying 'We are sending the dogs in, don't move'."

The police helicopter supported the operation.

The police cordon in Ivy View and Ivy Mount, just above York Road.

The police cordon in Ivy View and Ivy Mount, just above York Road.

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A police cordon remains in place around a flat above a shop in Ivy View, and around a short stretch of pavement leading to Ivy Mount.

West Yorkshire Police confirmed that a man had been arrested but said they were not in a position to give more detail at this time.