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POLICE have been responding to an incident in Bradford city centre tonight.

Footage showed a big crowd gathering near Centenary Square, with a large amount of police officers also in and among them.


One man told the T&A "something big" had happened.

Shortly before 5pm, he reported seeing firearms officers at the back of Wetherspoons and added: "There's a lot of people standing on the corner of the Ginger Goose looking back down that road."

He said the road was blocked and there was a large police presence.

The T&A has asked West Yorkshire Police for more information about the incident.