Man arrested after attack on Leeds United legend Gary McAllister

Police have arrested a man after Leeds United legend Gary McAllister was attacked at the end of a night out in Leeds.

Friday, 29th March 2019, 8:36 am
Updated Friday, 29th March 2019, 8:43 am
Former Leeds United player Gary McAllister. (Photo: PA)

McAllister was was waiting for a taxi with his wife in the early hours of Sunday morning when he was set upon in Call Lane.

He was hospitalised and needed stitches, according to reports.

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West Yorkshire Police said in a statement: "The male victim was stood outside a bar when a man approached him and punched him in the face causing injuries that required hospital treatment.

"A 32-year-old male was arrested last night (28 March) in connection with this incident.

"He has been released under investigation and enquiries remain ongoing."

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