18-year-old arrested after woman sexually assaulted in Leeds city centre

An 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection to a serious sexual assault in Leeds city centre on Saturday.

Monday, 7th October 2019, 10:53 am
Updated Monday, 7th October 2019, 16:47 pm

Police were called to Sovereign Street at about 2.45am after a report of a woman being the victim of a serious sexual assault.

A police cordon was in place as crime scene investigators attended the scene.

Detectives investigating the incident arrested an 18-year-old man on Saturday.

Police at the scene of the incident on Sovereign Street on Saturday

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He remains in police custody as officers from West Yorkshire Police Homicide and Major Enquiry Team continue their enquiries into the incident.