Police launch appeal after domestic related sexual attack on woman in Leeds

Police have launched an appeal for information after a domestic-related sexual attack on a woman next to a main road in Leeds.

Monday, 28th September 2020, 2:23 pm
Updated Monday, 28th September 2020, 2:26 pm

The attack took place between 10pm and 10.30pm on Friday night (Sept 25) on a grass verge at the junction of the A64 York Road and Baildon Drive next to The Old Red Lion pub, police said.

The victim - aged in her twenties - contacted officers on Sunday (Sept 27) to report the incident.

Checks on CCTV show a number of people passing the area at the time and officers are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed any part of the incident.

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The attack took place between 10pm and 10.30pm on Friday night (Sept 25) on a grass verge at the junction of the A64 York Road and Baildon Drive next to The Old Red Lion pub, police said.

A 30-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and is currently in custody, police confirmed,

Anyone with any information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact PC 1484 Clay at Leeds District Safeguarding Unit via 101 quoting crime reference 13200484472 or online via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat

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