POLICE are appealing for information after there was a second gun-related incident in Bradford in as many days.

Officers were called to an address on Norman Lane, Five Lane Ends at around 10:13pm last night, after occupants reported hearing two loud bangs and finding damage to their front door.

No one was injured in the incident, although the damage has been confirmed as being consistent with a shotgun discharge.

Armed officers were deployed to the scene to safeguard the occupants, while a scene is currently in place to undergo forensic examination and searches.

High visibility patrols are also being carried out in the area to provide reassurance.

In August, a similar incident was reported at the same address, with damage caused to a house and a car, consistent with gun shots.

Police say they are "looking into" any links between the two incidents.

It was also the second incident involving a firearm to happen in Bradford in the space of two days, following reports of gunshots in Girlington on Thursday evening.

This morning, police issued appeals over both incidents.

Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Vanessa Rolfe, said of the Norman Lane incident: “The criminal use of firearms on our streets will always cause understandable concern in the community and I would like to reassure people that we are treating this incident very seriously and carrying out extensive enquires to identify those responsible.

“We would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information that could assist the investigation, which is being led by specialist detectives from West Yorkshire Police’s Firearms Prevent Team.

“The same address was the subject of a similar discharge incident in August and we are looking into any links between the incidents."

Anyone with information on the Norman Lane incident is asked to contact officers via 101, quoting crime reference 13200507365, or online via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat

Information can also be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.