Arrest after Huddersfield gun incident

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A man is being held on suspicion of attempted murder after a gun was fired in an incident in Huddersfield in the early hours of this morning.

Police said nobody was injured in the incident which happened at 1.38am today on Springbank Road, Huddersfield and appealed for any witnesses to come forward.

Officers said a gun was fired through a window of the property. A man, aged 25, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, in Leeds this afternoon.

Det Supt Simon Atkinson of West Yorkshire Police’s Protective Services (Crime) department, said: “Inquiries are continuing into the incident and I would appeal to anyone with any information to come forward. This was an isolated incident and local neighbourhood officers are stepping up patrols in the area to offer a reassuring presence to local residents.

“No one was injured during the incident.”

Any witnesses are asked to contact 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.