Leeds & West Yorkshire

Woman, 19, dragged down Leeds alleyway and raped

A 19-year-old woman has been dragged down an alleyway in Leeds and raped.

The victim was on the Headrow when her attacker pulled her down the alleyway to the rear of The Vine pub at about 03:30 GMT.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said the scene had been cordoned off and the woman was being supported by specialist officers.

The attacker is described as black, in his 20s, 5ft 8in tall and was wearing a black hooded top.

Police said inquiries had shown a number of people were in the area at the time of the attack and have appealed for them to come forward.

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