Bomb disposal teams at a block of flats in Berry Brow were responding to sights of smoke in a nearby field - leading to a man and woman being arrested.

The Ministry of Defence bomb disposal van was pictured alongside police vehicles outside Bishop’s Court on Wednesday.

Police later confirmed that a man and woman had been arrested at the flats over public order offences and drugs charges in connection with the incident in the field.

Bomb squad at Berry Brow flats were responding to smoke in nearby field

Police stated yesterday that the unit were attending reports of smoke in a nearby field as well as a tree falling down. As a result, a man and woman were arrested at one of the flats.

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The incident in the field is not clear, however officers said it posed no danger to the public.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “Police were called to reports of suspicious activity at a property at Bishop’s Court, Berry Brow, Huddersfield yesterday.

“EOD team were also deployed to the area due to reports of smoke in a field nearby and a tree had fallen over but it was quickly established that there was no danger to the public.

“A 23-year-old man and 21-year-old woman were arrested for possession of Class B drugs, public order offences, obstructing a police officer and racially aggravated assault.”