Police search street after mysterious car crash and firearms incident in Moortown

Police are conducting forensic searches of a street in Moortown after reports of shots being fired.

Wednesday, 12th September 2018, 3:01 pm
Updated Wednesday, 12th September 2018, 3:12 pm

The incident was reported just before midnight last night on Cranmer Bank on the Camp Town estate.

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Police then found evidence of a car crash, but no suspects or cars remained at the scene.

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Later this morning a further report was made of a firearms discharged.

West Yorkshire Police said:

"At 11:44pm last night police received a report of a suspicious incident in Cranmer Bank, Moortown, involving a number of cars with loud bangs being heard.

"Officers attended and searched the area but no vehicles or suspects were found. Evidence of a road traffic collision was found at the scene.

"Further information was received this morning reporting a potential firearms discharge in relation to the earlier incident.

"A scene has been put in place in Cranmer Bank to undergo a specialist search and forensic examination and enquiries are ongoing."