Man taken to hospital after being punched to ground outside Leeds church

A man needed hospital treatment when he was assaulted outside a church in Leeds city centre.

Thursday, 24th August 2017, 2:36 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:49 pm
Police at the scene of the assault in Leeds city centre last night.

Police were called to Mill Hill Chapel in Lower Basinghall Street at around 6.30pm.

They found a 52-year-old man with a cut to the back of his head and a broken nose.

A spokesman said the man had been taken to hospital, but his injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

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He said: "The victim is believed to have been punched to the ground during an argument with another man who left the scene. Enquiries are ongoing."

Officers put a cordon in place and remained at the scene for several hours gathering evidence.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Leeds District CID via 101, quoting crime number 13170389306.