Road closed in Leeds as police deal with incident near Co-op store

A key commuter route into Leeds is closed this morning due to a police incident.

Cardigan Road in Burley is shut near to the Co-op, with a spokesman for West Yorkshire Police saying officers were called at about 3.45am amid concerns for the welfare of a man at an address on the street.

The spokesman said: “Officers are at the scene and trained negotiators are speaking to the man.”

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Firefighters and paramedics have also attended the incident.

Cardigan Road. Picture: Google.

There are no reports of injuries or arrests at this stage.

Bus company First says its 19 and 19a services are diverting away from Cardigan Road.