A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said Allen was arrested on Crown Point Road after an off-duty officer saw a man fitting his description.
An off-duty officer travelling to work this morning saw a man fitting the description of James Allen on Crown Point Road in Leeds.
They called for colleagues in support who arrived quickly and an arrest was made. We would like to thank all members of the community who have been contacting us to assist in this matter.
More top news
A cold and frosty start, then staying largely dry with plenty of sunshine.
Tonight presenter Helen Skelton talks about the pressures of balancing a busy career with the responsibilities of being a mother.
A man has been arrested and charged with assault with a rather unusual deadly weapon - a three foot alligator.