Video captures armed police on York street

The emergency services at the scene. Photograph: Matty Tomo on Facebook
6 Oct 2020 @ 8.31 pm
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A police incident closed a York street tonight (Tuesday).

Armed officers were called out to Lucas Avenue. Fire crews and an ambulance were also at the scene.

Matty Tomo, who was passing by, live streamed some of the scenes to Facebook.

** We have now taken down the video as a man has been arrested **

The incident began at around 5.45pm. North Yorkshire Police said the incident was ongoing at 7.30pm, but there was no threat to the wider public.

We don’t yet have any details from the police about the operation, but will update when we do.