Teen suffers head injuries in attack in Leeds

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A teenager is in hospital with head injuries after being assaulted in Leeds.

The 17-year-old was allegedly attacked on Swallow Mount, near the junction with Silver Royd Hill in Wortley, yesterday afternoon.

Inspector Steve Williamson, of the Pudsey Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: “Officers were called to a report of an assault in Swallow Mount, Leeds, at 3.20pm on Monday.

“A 17-year-old male youth was taken to Leeds General Infirmary with head and facial injuries.”

His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The police scene on Lower Briggate. Pictures by Simon Hulme.

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