Dewsbury hunt on for man wanted for gun offences

West Yorkshire Police are on the hunt for a wanted man believed to be in the Dewsbury area.

Monday, 26th November 2018, 12:00 pm
Updated Monday, 26th November 2018, 12:05 pm
Police tape.

The man is wanted on suspicion of firearms offences and several police cars have been sighted in the Savile Park area.

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Officers were sighted outside a commercial property on Savile Road and are understood to have searched other premises in the area.

A spokesperson said: "Police this morning stopped a vehicle in the Hostingley Lane area of Dewsbury in connection with the search for a wanted man.

"The man, who is wanted on suspicion of firearms offences was not present and officers are continuing to search for him."