Armed police arrested the man yesterday (10/11) before 5pm, during a pre-planned operation.
The arrest occurred near Parkinson Building, at the front entrance to the University of Leeds.
The man was wanted for a murder committed in another force’s area. Two others in his vehicle were given community resolution orders for possession of cannabis.
I’ve seen 3 people arrested tonight ahaha ffs state of Leeds
— harrysymonds6 (@harrysymonds6) November 11, 2018
In an official statement, West Yorkshire Police said the following:
“West Yorkshire Police today arrested a man during a pre-planned operation on Woodhouse Lane in the centre of Leeds. The operation was to arrest a man wanted by another force on suspicion of murder.
“The incident happened at 450pm when a car was stopped and the man, aged 22, was arrested on suspicion of murder. There were a number of others in the vehicle and two were given community resolution orders for possession of cannabis.
“The officers were armed and were plain clothed.
“No one was injured during the incident which is now at an end.”
Megan Cummings, News Editor
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