Two Apache helicopters spotted flying over Leeds city centre

Eagle eyed residents have been snapping photos of two military style Apache helicopters flying over Leeds this afternoon.

STOCK PHOTO of a helicopter

Hundreds of photos have surfaced on social media of the two helicopters.

It is not yet known why they are hovering in the city, although there is a suggestion it could be related to an exercise at Leeds General Infirmary, after one copter was seen landing on the hospital's helipad.

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The YEP is currently investigating - more to follow.

@Willcraven said: "Not every day you see two Apache helicopters flying over Leeds."

@Chris_Lane1989 said: "Just managed to catch a picture of them leaving towards Elland Road."

@Kelly4Law said: "2 military Apache helicopters seen over Leeds central. All normal. Nothing to worry about."

If you see the helicopters, send your photos and video to @Leedsnews on Twitter