Leeds & West Yorkshire

Two men arrested in Leeds over alleged attempted serious sex assault

Police have arrested two men in connection with an attempt to seriously sexually assault a woman next to a canal in Leeds.

West Yorkshire Police said the assault took place on a canal towpath near Whitehall Road in Holbeck at 19:45 on Sunday evening.

Officers were alerted by a number of members of the public.

A 27-year-old man and a 19-year-old man were arrested on Sunday evening and remain in custody.

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