Emergency services searching Leeds river after report of body in water

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A search of the River Aire in Leeds is under way after a body was spotted in the water this morning.

Police were called at around 10.20am to a stretch of the river near Neptune Street, opposite the Royal Armouries.

Firefighters, paramedics and police officers are currently at the scene.

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