Armed police searching for man seen with gun in West Yorkshire town

Armed officers and the police helicopter have been searching for a man seen with a gun in a West Yorkshire town this morning.

Armed officers were deployed to Hainsworth Road in Silsden. Picture: Google

Police received a report shortly before 9.10am about a man who appeared to be carrying a firearm in Hainsworth Road, Silsden.

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A spokesman said the man had been described as white and around 30 years old.

Armed officers were deployed to the area and carried out a search with support from the police helicopter.

The spokesman said the man had not been found and enquiries were continuing.