Leeds Crowne Plaza: Man arrested in hotel raid

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Officers are searching the room the suspect was staying in

Armed police have arrested a man after swooping on a hotel in Leeds city centre.

Officers carried out a “planned operation” at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Wellington Street at about 06:30 GMT.

A man, aged in his 40s, was arrested on suspicion of firearms offences and taken into custody, West Yorkshire Police said.

A spokesman said officers were carrying out an extensive search of the room he was staying in.

BBC News

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