Sighting of Allen from an off-duty officer led to his arrest

Temporary Detective Chief Superintendent Gordon Lang said James Allen was arrested after an off-duty officer spotted him in South Leeds this morning and urged the public to keep sending in information on the case.

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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.