Man arrested over Leeds rape

A man has been arrested in connection with a serious sexual assault on a woman in Leeds city centre yesterday.

Friday, 1st July 2016, 11:36 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 4:39 pm
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The 57-year-old man, from Leeds, was arrested this morning on a bus in the Greengates area of Bradford.

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He has been taken back to custody in Leeds.

He has been arrested on suspicion of rape in connection with an incident involving a 36-year-old woman near The Palace pub, in Kirkgate, Leeds, shortly before 6am yesterday.

Police said the arrest followed an appeal for information last night which generated a significant response.