Police hunt alleged gunman

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Armed police were called to Ferrybridge following a report a gunman was on the loose.

West Yorkshire Police Armed Response team were called to the Balmoral Close area after a man in camouflage clothing was described carrying what appeared to be a firearm.

The force helicopter searched for the suspect with officers from British Transport Police but he was not found.

Castleford firefighters were also called to the scene on April 2 after reports the man was setting grass fires near the train tracks.

Pontefract and Knottingely neighbourhood policing team has not been called to any repeat incidents in the area.

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