Live as police cordon at Merrion Centre Leeds guarded by officers

Part of the Merrion Shopping Centre in Leeds has been cordoned off by police this morning.

West Yorkshire Police are guarding a large cordon at the corner of Merrion Street and Wade Lane, with Greggs and the Chilli-Shop inside the cordon.

The Chilli-Shop has warned customers on social media to “avoid the shop area” for the time being.

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The nature of the ongoing incident has not yet been confirmed.

The warning said: “Chilli-Shop cordoned off by police incident tape… avoid shop area @merrioncentre for the moment.

“Will keep you updated as we gather info.

“Note stocks of Hot Ones featured sauces are fine.”

LeedsLive has sent a reporter to the scene and West Yorkshire Police have been contacted for comment.

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