Third man charged after Leeds robbery prompts armed police raids

A man is due to appear at Leeds Magistrates' Court tomorrow after being charged with robbery.
A man is due to appear at Leeds Magistrates' Court tomorrow after being charged with robbery.

A third man has been charged after a robbery in Leeds led to a series of raids by armed police.

The investigation began on Friday when it was reported that a robbery had taken place at a property in Arlington Place, Hunslet.

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Police said it was reported that the robbery had involved a firearm, but the 33-year-old occupant had not been injured.

Armed officers raided Shaw Mills in Armley Town Street, Armley, on Saturday in connection with the investigation.

Four arrests were made during the course of the day, resulting in two men - aged 54 and 58 - being charged with robbery.

A 31-year-old man was released but remains under investigation, while a 56-year-old woman was released with no further action.

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Now police have charged a third man who was arrested yesterday when armed police descended on a caravan park in Baildon.

The 48-year-old, who is accused of robbery, is due to appear at Leeds Magistrates' Court tomorrow.