Police swoop after reports of threats made with a gun

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Police are appealing for information following an incident on Sunday evening in Birstall where a male was reportedly seen with a gun.

Officers attended the scene on Briarmains Road around 8pm, where a male claimed he had been verbally threatened and had what is believed to be a handgun pointed at him.

No shots were fired, and the male victim was not injured.

A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and is on police bail.

Enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Kirklees CID via 101.