Leeds school locked down while armed police make drugs raid arrests

Armed police swooped on an address in Morley this afternoon as part of a National Crime Agency operation.

Seven Hill Primary School in Morley. Picture: Google

An NCA spokesman said: “West Yorkshire police, acting on behalf of the National Crime Agency, arrested three men in connection with drugs offences in a raid at an address in Morley, Leeds, earlier today.

"West Yorkshire officers are working to make the site safe.”

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The drama led to nearby Seven Hills Primary School being placed on lock down for a time, according to reports.

However, it remains unclear whether this was on the instruction of police or a decision taken by the school.

Nobody at the school in Appleby Way could be reached for comment.