Advertisement

Armed men reported at an incident in Leamington Sikh temple

Police say that they are responding to an ongoing incident at the Gurdwara Temple in Leamington Spa.

A number of arrests have been made on suspicion of aggravated trespass.

View all 6 updates ›

Armed men reported at an incident in Leamington Sikh temple

Leamington Gurdwara Temple Credit: ITV News Central

Police say that they are responding to an ongoing incident at the Gurdwara Temple in Leamington Spa.

A group of 20 - 30 men entered the temple this morning and they are treating it as an aggravated trespass.

Police believe some of the men are in possession of bladed items and as such armed officers have been deployed to the scene.

They they believe it is an escalation of an ongoing local dispute and is NOT being treated as a terrorist incident.

Police are asking people to avoid the area.

More top news