Police arrest two men over assault in Leeds city centre near to canal

Reports of an assault near the canal have been rung into police.
Reports of an assault near the canal have been rung into police.
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Police are at the scene of an alleged assault on the canal in Leeds city centre and a man has been taken to hospital with a head injury.

Officers from two police vans are currently at the scene just below the canal bridge on Whitehall Road.

Reports of an assault were rang into West Yorkshire Police at 5.37pm tonight (Friday).

A police spokesperson said: "We had reports of two people trying to assault a man. Officers have attended and arrested two men. Enquiries are on going."

The victim suffered a head injury in the incident and was taken to hospital for treatment, police added.