Armed police called to Halifax house after reports of a man with a firearm

Armed police officers were called to a house in Halifax
Armed police officers were called to a house in Halifax

Armed police officers were called to a house in Halifax after receiving reports of a man with a firearm

West Yorkshire Police received reports on Monday at 5.30pm that a group of men had forced entry into a property on Myrtle Place.

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A spokesperson for the police said: "One of the males is reported to have been in possession of a firearm. Armed officers attended and carried out a search of the property and nearby area.

"A 20-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident and has been released pending further investigation.

"No one was injured and enquiries remain ongoing by Calderdale CID."

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Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting crime reference 13180631212.

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