Armed police arrest two men after gun sighted in Sowerby Bridge

Armed police rushed to Sowerby Bridge yesterday after reports of a man with a firearm.
Armed police rushed to Sowerby Bridge yesterday after reports of a man with a firearm.
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Armed police rushed to an address in Sowerby Bridge yesterday afternoon after a member of the public reported that there was a man with a firearm.

Two men were arrested in connection with the incident, which took place close to the Ripponden Conservative Club on Brig Royd.

Armed police rushed to Sowerby Bridge yesterday after reports of a man with a firearm.

Armed police rushed to Sowerby Bridge yesterday after reports of a man with a firearm.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "Police attended at Brig Royd, Sowerby Bridge at about 2.41pm yesterday after a member of the public reported a man there was in possession of what they thought was a firearm.

"Armed officers attended and following enquiries arrested two men in connection with the report.

"They remain in custody and enquiries are ongoing to determine the circumstances of what took place."

Armed police rushed to Sowerby Bridge yesterday after reports of a man with a firearm.

Armed police rushed to Sowerby Bridge yesterday after reports of a man with a firearm.

Armed police rushed to Sowerby Bridge yesterday after reports of a man with a firearm.

Armed police rushed to Sowerby Bridge yesterday after reports of a man with a firearm.