Armed police detain man in Lofthouse after concern for safety

Armed police have detained a man after being called to an address in Lofthouse this afternoon.

Armed police responded to a call about concern for man's safety.

A number of police vehicles and armed officers were seen in the Leeds Road area of the village, close to Millennium Green.

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West Yorkshire Police said they had been contacted at around 1.35pm today following a concern for safety.

A spokeswoman said: "Officers attended an address in Lofthouse, and a man in his thirties was detained by officers and taken to a place of safety."