Police called to River Aire in Leeds after package seen floating in water

Police were called to the River Aire in Leeds city centre today after a large package was seen floating in the water.

They were joined at the scene in Whitehall Road by firefighters and paramedics shortly before 11am.

A spokesman said the caller had described seeing a body-sized package in the water.

He said the item was retrieved and turned out to be a duvet.