Body in river near Leeds Railway Station

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A body has been discovered in the River Aire near to Leeds railway station.

West Yorkshire Police confirmed that officers were called to reports of a body at 1.35pm today.

It is not known if the discovery is linked to the strong winds that have been battering the city.

A police spokeswoman said this afternoon: “Officers are at the scene and working with the fire services to recover the body from the water.”