Seven Arrested After Gun Found At Huddersfield Crash Scene

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The males aged between 14 and 21 have been taken into custody after the incident on Norwood Road on Friday.

Seven males have been arrested after police recovered a gun and ammunition at the scene of a road traffic collision in Huddersfield.

The collision, which happened in Norwood Road in the Birkby area at about 12.55pm on Friday afternoon, involved a white Audi and a motorbike.

Armed officers were deployed to the scene following a report of gunshots being heard, although no evidence has been found to support this.

Enquiries into the incident have so far led to the arrest of seven males aged between 14 and 21.

All of them remain in custody at this time as detectives continue to establish the full circumstances of this incident.

Detective Superintendent Jim Griffiths, who is leading the investigation, said:

“Our enquiries are continuing into what we believe was a targeted incident and we would be keen to speak to anyone who may have information about what happened, or anyone who saw what happened prior to the collision in Norwood Road.”

Anyone who can assist with this investigation is asked to contact the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team on 101, quoting log 730 of 24 May, or by using www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat

Information can also be reported anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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