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Man dies after Sheffield city centre assault

West Street, Sheffield Image copyright Google
Image caption Police were called to the junction of West Street and Eldon Street in Sheffield following reports of an assault

A man has died in hospital after an assault in Sheffield city centre, South Yorkshire Police said.

Officers were called to the junction of West Street and Eldon Street at about 23:50 BST on Friday after reports of an assault.

The 42-year-old man died in hospital on Saturday. A 24-year-old man arrested in connection with the attack is being held in custody.

Officers have appealed for anyone with information to come forward.

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