Video: Armed police raid on Leeds business

Video footage has emerged of the moment armed police raided a business in Leeds.

Firearms officers were seen pulling up in a number of vehicles and had their weapons drawn as they approached the shop in Broadway, Hawksworth, on Thursday morning.

They then forced open metal shutters to gain access to the building.

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The raid was part of an ongoing investigation into gunshots being fired in the city last month.

It was captured on camera by Gav Phillis, of Leeds and Bradford Roofing Services.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “At 9.20am yesterday, officers conducted a pre-planned firearms operation at business premises in Broadway as part of an ongoing enquiries to trace suspects in relation to a firearms discharge in Roundhay Road, Leeds, on August 16.

“No-one was found at the premises and enquiries are ongoing.”

An abandoned car, which had damage to the rear window, was also recovered.