Arrest in hunt for wanted man

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A WANTED man who police had been hunting for several days has been arrested.

The Courier reported earlier this week how armed poilce had descended on Halifax town centre on Wednesday on the trail of a wanted man.

A police spokesman has today confirmed that a 27-year-old was arrested, by local uniform officers, at an address in Ovenden at 8.30pm on Friday.

He is currently being questioned by police on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear.