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.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 12th August 2016, 1:45 pm
Updated Friday, 12th August 2016, 2:29 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.

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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."