Man held on Bradford bus over alleged rape of woman near Palace pub in Leeds

The woman was attacked near The Palace, Kirkgate.
The woman was attacked near The Palace, Kirkgate.
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A man has been arrested in connection with a serious sexual assault on a woman in Leeds city centre yesterday.

The 57-year-old man, from Leeds, was arrested this morning on a bus in the Greengates area of Bradford.

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.

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