Armed police arrest Halifax man on suspicion of firearm offences

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A 34-year-old Halifax man has been arrested by armed police on suspicion of firearm offences.

The police helicopter and six police vehicles were called to Cragg Lane between Mixenden and Wheatley at around 5pm on Sunday.

A police spokesperson said earlier in the day: “We are searching for a suspect at an address in Halifax. Armed police are involved in the matter. That is all I can say at the moment.”