Updated: Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Statement on the West Yorkshire Police Incident, Near Junction 24 of M62, Huddersfield (3 Jan 2017)

West Yorkshire PCC Mark Burns-Williamson said: "I was made aware of the firearms incident yesterday (02/01) resulting from a pre-planned police operation near the M62 at Huddersfield. The operation related to information received about a criminal possession of a firearm and I have been fully updated by the Chief Constable. The incident is not terrorism related.

"The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) have now launched an investigation following a mandatory referral to them from West Yorkshire Police and it would be inappropriate to comment further at this stage until more details are known."

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