Gun seized during Wakefield estate police raid

A gun was seized during a raid on a house in Wakefield.

Monday, 6th September 2021, 8:44 am

The firearm and ammunition were found after officers searched a garage in Eastmoor.

Officers from Wakefield District Police executed the search warrant on Wednesday, August 25.

A 30-year-old from Harewood Road in Eastmoor has been charged with firearms offences and remanded into custody.

Harewood Road on Eastmoor.

Detective Chief Inspector Phil Jackson of Wakefield District Police, said: “We are committed to keeping our communities safe and we will continue to work with our partners and through Programme Precision - our force-wide response to serious and organised crime - to do that.

“I would appeal to anyone who has information about illegal activity in their area to contact police on 101 so we can then act on that intelligence.”