UPDATE: Wanted man caught by police in Doncaster district following 'armed' operation

A wanted man was apprehended in a Doncaster district just a few moments ago, following an armed police operation.

Friday, 12th August 2016, 13:45 pm
Updated Friday, 12th August 2016, 14:29 pm
An armed police operation has been carried out in Wentworth Road, Wheatley to catch a wanted man.

The man is believed to have been caught near to Wentworth Road, Wheatley.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "Police activity on Wentworth Road was a police operation to arrest a wanted man, which was successful as he is now in police custody.

Police have not yet released more information on the wanted man or his crimes.

During the course of the operation members of the public reported seeing armed officers with machine guns in the area.

‎Sally West said: "Police at the bottom of Wentworth road with machine guns? Any news? Traffic is backed up."

‎Danny Kirby said: "Armed police near home base pulled cars over with guns pointed at them."