This is why Trinity Leeds was evacuated this morning

Early morning shoppers and Trinity staff were all evacuated from the retail centre on Tuesday due to a planned fire drill.

Tuesday, 26th February 2019, 9:30 am
Updated Tuesday, 26th February 2019, 9:37 am
Trinity Leeds was evacuated this morning due to a planned annual fire drill.

Shoppers were left confused over what was going on, with one Twitter user, Ross Bailey, tweeting: "Has something gone on at Trinity Leeds? As the whole complex has been evacuated."

- > Woman's death sparks Leeds murder probe: Everything we know so far.Another customer, Marc, also tweeted: "Just been evacuated from Trinity Leeds. Was enjoying myself."

A spokesperson for Trinity Leeds has confirmed the evacuation was due to an annual fire drill.

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They said: "It was entirely expected and well planned in advance."

The centre reopened to customers and staff around 9.30am.