ARMED police officers arrested five people following a report of suspected firearms in a vehicle.

The police were first alerted last night, and detained the occupants of a vehicle near High Spring Gardens, Keighley.

A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said: “At around 7.38pm on Tuesday, January 8 we received information about a vehicle in the Keighley area which was reported to have firearms inside.

“Armed officers were deployed and located a vehicle matching the description in the Albany Court area.

“While no firearms were located, the five male occupants of the vehicle were arrested for other matters, and the vehicle was also recovered for further investigation.

“Enquiries are continuing.”