Arrest over sex attack on teenager near Leeds Minster

The Maude Street car park near Leeds Minster. Picture: Google Maps
The Maude Street car park near Leeds Minster. Picture: Google Maps
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A man has been arrested over a sex attack on a teenager near Leeds Minster.

The 19-year-old was on her way home after a night out when a man approached her in Kirkgate at about 5am on Friday, August 14.

She told him to leave her alone, but he pushed her against the wall of the Palace pub.

She resisted but he pushed her into bushes on the edge of the Maude Street car park.

A female passer-by spotted the attack and shouted at the man causing him to run off.

West Yorkshire Police said a 30-year-old man from Catterick, North Yorkshire, has been arrested on suspicion of attempted rape. He has been interviewed and released on bail.

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