A BUILDING collapse prompted a major incident response, but police have confirmed that there were no suspicious circumstances in the West Yorkshire incident.

The derelict building, on Kirkgate, Leeds, collapsed yesterday (Friday) afternoon, prompting a huge response from the emergency services.

In a statement released this morning, a spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said: "At 4.06pm yesterday, police received a report of a derelict building which had collapsed in Kirkgate in Leeds.

"Emergency services attended the scene and found that the front wall of a three-storey building at the junction with Harper Street had collapsed.

"A major incident response was put in place but was stood down shortly before 6.30pm.

"No-one was injured during the incident and there were no suspicious circumstances.

"A scene has been kept in place overnight for public safety while the site is made safe."

Bus services in the area have been disrupted this morning.

In a post on X, formerly Twitter, First West Yorkshire said: "SERVICE ALERT - 4/4F/16/16A/19/19A/40 Kirkgate remains closed due to issues with a building.

"Services will divert via York Street, St Peters Street, Eastgate and Vicar Lane."