Leeds detectives charge man after woman is raped near New Roscoe pub

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A man is due to appear in court today after being charged with raping a woman in Leeds last week.

The 29-year-old man has been charged with raping and sexually assaulting the woman outside the New Roscoe, in Bristol Street, Leeds, on September 3.

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He was arrested on Friday as a result of enquiries by West Yorkshire Police Homicide and Major Enquiry Team.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said the man had now been charged and would appear before Leeds Magistrates' Court later today.

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