Wanted men arrested following York police operation

Police on the scene at Cornlands Road, York, on Monday. Photograph: YorkMix
18 Aug 2020 @ 10.21 am
| Crime

Two wanted men have been arrested following a police operation which saw a York road closed by armed officers yesterday.

The men were detained in the Humberside area.

Officers attended an address in Cornlands Road in Acomb on Monday (Monday), supported by the police helicopter, as part of enquiries to locate both men.

Cordons were put in place and the road was closed for a time while the operation was underway.

Officers entered the property at 1pm.

Despite a thorough search, with the assistance of a police dog, no one was located inside.

The police operation continued and the men, both aged 29 and from York, were tracked down and arrested in the Humberside area.

They are being held in police custody for questioning.

Police have thanked residents for their support, patience and understanding while the operation was carried out.