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, 11:53 am
Updated Monday, 7th October 2019, 5:47 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.

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

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