An airport has been briefly closed after a drone was spotted.

Leeds Bradford Airport said: "At 12.55 today, an inbound flight spotted a drone on approach to Leeds Bradford Airport.

"The necessary safety procedures were immediately activated, which resulted in the airport being closed for 45 minutes and a flight being diverted to Manchester Airport.

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A quadcopter type drone with a camera

"We can now confirm that the airport is fully open and receiving flights again. We are liaising with West Yorkshire Police regarding the incident and will continue to monitor the situation closely."

West Yorkshire Police tweeted that a report was received of a drone flying in Horsforth, near to the Old Ball roundabout.