Man threatens public with knives in Leeds

Police are negotiating with a man in Leeds after he threatened people in the street with knives.

Officers attended and pursued the man, who is 32 and from the local area, into a supermarket where was contained by Police who are negotiating with him

No-one has been injured during the incident except for a male member of the public who suffered a small cut to his finger upon coming into contact with man before he entered the supermarket.

The incident remains ongoing as officers continue to negotiating with the man, and Harehills Lane is closed to traffic.

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