Man arrested by police hunting for James Allen

A 36-year-old man has been arrested by police hunting for double murder suspect James Allen, Cleveland Police said today.

Allen was wanted over the killings of Julie Davison, 50, in Whitby, North Yorkshire, and 81-year-old Colin Dunford in Middlesbrough.

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James Allen arrested in Leeds

James Allen who sparked a manhunt after he was suspected of killing Colin Dunford and Julie Davison in their own homes has been arrested. Allen, 36, was arrested in south Leeds and is being held on suspicion of murder in connection with the deaths.