Leeds & West Yorkshire

Leeds pub rape suspect arrested after CCTV appeal

A man has been arrested by police investigating the rape of a 36-year-old woman near a pub in Leeds.

West Yorkshire Police said the 20-year-old man was arrested when he attended a police station on Wednesday.

The incident took place near the loading area of the Hedley Verity pub off Percival Street in the city centre at about 01:00 GMT on Sunday.

Police had earlier released a CCTV image of a man they wished to trace in connection with the alleged assault.

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