Officers had been known as to a reported ongoing burglary but ended up discovering a cannabis farm worth £90,000
Police had been known as to the suspected burglary in Beeston following a man was spotted on the roof.
They immediately discovered the man and talked him down.
He was arrested on suspicion of burglary.
Following browsing the house, officers found it a ‘significant’ cannabis farm worth about £90,000.
Yet another man was discovered inside the house and arrested on suspicion of production of cannabis.
It then transpired that the man officers talked down from the roof was wanted on suspicion of a really serious violent offence.
He had been wanted by South Yorkshire Police for a lot more than a year.
The Leeds Crime Group, who specialise in dealing with burglary and robbery all through Leeds, shared the incident on Twitter.
On Thursday, August eight the group mentioned: “Arrest of note reports of an ongoing burglary in Beeston location. Male reported to be on the roof.
“Arrived immediately and male situated on roof, talked down and arrested on suspicion of burglary.
“Address transpires to be a considerable cannabis farm worth in excess of £90,000.
“Upon browsing the address a additional male was situated inside and was arrested on suspicion of production of cannabis.
“The male on the roof was also arrested on suspicion of a quite really serious violent offence in South Yorkshire and had been outstanding for more than a year.”