SCHOOLS in Swain House were advised to keep students locked inside on their lunch in an ongoing incident with bomb disposal teams.

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The counter terrorism unit is leading an operation on Sutton Avenue with a police cordon in place at its junction with Swain House Road, running to where the first block of houses on the left ends.

The T&A's Brad Deas reports live from the scene

Both Hanson School and Swain House Primary School received a visit from West Yorkshire Police mid-morning who told them about the incident.

Headteacher Richard Woods said: "Having taken advice from police and authorities there is no danger to school, students or staff."

Motorists and pedestrians are unable to access Sutton Avenue with diversions in place by Grove House (Myers Lane) exit.

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Swain House Primary school said the day is continuing as normal with the headteacher due to ring West Yorkshire Police about leaving time arrangements later on.