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Roundhay Road closed due to police incident in Harehills

Parts of Harehills in Leeds have been sealed off tonight amid reports of a serious road incident. Roundhay Road is closed in both directions near to the junction of Roseville Road. Police and fire crews are currently at the scene.

Police investigating OAP death

Victor Hepworth collapsed near his home in Leeds Credit: Ross Parry

Detectives are trying to piece together the events which led to the death of pensioner Victor Hepworth.

The 79 year old collapsed near his home in Harehills in Leeds on Sunday evening. He later died in hospital.

They are looking at the possibility that Mr. Hepworth collapsed following a row about children playing football in the street.

A 10 year old boy was arrested and questioned by police, but was later bailed.

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Man in court over store stand-off

A man will appear in court today following an incident in which there was a five-hour stand-off with police in a supermarket.

Police were called to the Harehills area of Leeds on Sunday afternoon following reports of a man demonstrating threatening behaviour in the street.

Officers pursued the man into a nearby supermarket, and he was arrested after specialist negotiators were brought in.

Michael Palmer, 32, of Brownhill Crescent, Leeds, will appear before magistrates in the city today charged with affray, theft, assault and arson.

Police hunt stab teen's killer

Police cordon after fatal stabbing in Harehills Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Police are continuing to hunt the killer of a teenager who was stabbed to death in Leeds. The 17 year old was attacked yesterday afternoon in the Harehills area of the city and died in hospital.

The attack in broad daylight happened just a hundred yards from Harehills Lane - a main thoroughfare through this Leeds suburb. The 17-year-old , who is expected to be named later, was stabbed at the back of a row of terraced houses.

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Finding the killers of a young father

Police have released new CCTV footage showing the suspected killers of a young father who was murdered on a doorstep in Leeds four years ago.

20-year-old Adam Chadwick was shot in an apparently motiveless attack when three masked men burst into his sister's house. Now detectives have released images of a car being stolen by the suspects and a female suspect running from the scene in Harehills Lane.

Detective Superintendent Mark Ridley talks to us about the case.