Bradford District CID is urgently seeking witnesses following an alarming incident involving the discharge of a blank-firing weapon. The incident occurred today (Friday) at approximately 11am on Ariba Avenue.

According to reports, officers were dispatched to the scene after receiving a distressing call about a male individual being threatened with a firearm. The suspects responsible for the act had hastily fled the area in a white vehicle.

Upon arrival, authorities discovered both a vehicle and a house had incurred damage, although initial investigations suggest this was not caused by the weapon discharge.

Currently, a 28-year-old man is under police custody, facing suspicion of a firearms offence in connection with the incident.

Bradford District CID is urging anyone who may have witnessed the incident or noticed any suspicious activity in the area to come forward with information. They can contact the police directly at 101 or utilise the convenient 101LiveChat feature on the West Yorkshire Police website.

In addition, individuals who possess any footage that could aid the ongoing investigation are urged to get in touch with the dedicated team, citing crime reference 13230334157.

For those who wish to remain anonymous, valuable information can be reported to the independent charity Crimestoppers at 0800 555111 or through their online platform.

The police are relying on the cooperation of the community to shed light on this unsettling incident, ensuring the safety and security of the local residents.