Two still in custody after armed police swoop outside Aldi in Leeds

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Two people remain in police custody today after a swoop by armed police outside an Aldi supermarket in Leeds city centre.

Police were last night quick to quell rumours that there had been a police shooting at the scene, in Skinner Lane, saying there had been "no police firearms discharged".

Skinner Lane, Leeds. Photo: Google

Skinner Lane, Leeds. Photo: Google

The force said officers had arrested two men as part of an "ongoing criminal investigation in Leeds".

A spokeswoman said: "Two males have been arrested and taken into police custody.

"Enquiries are ongoing."

The force has yet to release any further details about what prompted the arrests.