Man chased Yorkshire police officers with knife and threatened to kill them

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A man chased Yorkshire police officers with a knife and threatened to kill them.

The man was carrying a large kitchen knife when he began to chase officers in the Keighley area of Bradford in the early hours of this morning.

Police officers were chased by a man with a knife who threatened to kill them.

Police officers were chased by a man with a knife who threatened to kill them.

Specialist police had to be deployed to diffuse the situation.

They were able to bring the incident to a safe conclusion and the man was arrested.

He remains in custody.

Officers from the Keighley neighbourhood policing team shared an update on Facebook.

It said: "1 x male in custody tonight after chasing officers with a large kitchen knife and threatening to kill them.

Specialist officers deployed and all brought to a safe conclusion with the male now in custody for 2 x assault emergency worker and affray

Enquires are ongoing.

The spokesman added: "I am very glad our officers are going home to their families safely tonight."