Police called to Leeds Markets car park twice in 24 hours over concern for a woman's safety

Police have been called to the Leeds Markets car park for the second time in 24 hours over concerns for a woman's safety.

Friday, 21st August 2020, 3:10 pm

Concerns were raised for the welfare of a woman shortly before midday on Friday and officers found her at the multi-storey NCP car park on New York Street.

A specialist negotiator was sent to the scene and police talked to the woman for more than two hours.

She was brought to safety at about 2.30pm.

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Police were called to the multi-storey NCP car park on New York Street shortly before midday

It is the second time that police have been called to the car park in two days, after concerns for a woman's safety were raised on Thursday at 4pm.

York Street was closed to traffic and pedestrians as officers talked to the woman and brought her to safety, causing delays in the city centre.

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