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James Allen arrested

James Allen, who is suspected of killing Colin Dunford and Julie Davison in their own homes, was arrested on Sunday. The 36-year-old was arrested in south Leeds and is being held on suspicion of murder in connection with the deaths.

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Police: An off-duty officer spotted Allen

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.

– Assistant Chief Constable Mark Milsom, West Yorkshire Police

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