Statement: Firearms Warrants, Manningham
Tuesday, 30 May.
Police have issued a statement following two firearms warrants carried out in the Manningham area yesterday (Monday).
"Armed police attended two addresses in Bradford at about 5pm yesterday (Monday) to carry out firearms warrants following a report of an incident where a man is alleged to have had a gun pointed at him.
"The incident was reported to have happened in Thorn Lane at about 5.20pm on 28 May.
"Properties in Oak Lane and Devonshire Terrace were searched and a number of people were spoken to, but no arrests were made and no weapon was located.
"While carrying out these searches police received a report of gunshots being heard in Marlborough Road at about 6.30pm.
"Firearms officers attended and found a white Porsche Panamera vehicle in Carlisle Road with damage to the front passenger door.
"The vehicle was recovered for further forensic examination and police are now satisfied this was not caused by the discharge of a firearm.
"These incidents are believed to be linked and enquiries are continuing to locate the suspects involved.
"Anyone who can assist these enquiries is asked to contact Bradford District CID on 101, quoting log 1475 of 29 May."
Information can also be given anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.