Police questioning suspect over assault in Leeds after man taken to hospital

Police were called to Hollyshaw Lane, Whitkirk, following reports of an assault. Picture: Google
Police were called to Hollyshaw Lane, Whitkirk, following reports of an assault. Picture: Google

A man has been taken to hospital after being assaulted in Leeds earlier today.

Police were called to an address in Hollyshaw Lane, Whitkirk, at around 12.50pm.

The victim, a 19-year-old man, was taken to Leeds General Infirmary for treatment.

A police spokesman said the man's injuries were not life-threatening.

He said officers had arrested a 26-year-old man, who remains in custody while the investigation continues.

A cordon has also been put in place until forensic work has been completed at the scene.

Any with information on the assault is asked to call Leeds District CID via 101, quoting reference 771 of July 11.

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