Man arrested following attempted murder and serious sexual assault in Leeds

Police have arrested a man in connection with an alleged serious sexual assault and attempted murder in Leeds.

Grace Street. PIC: Google

The 26-year-old man has been arrested following a police appeal over the incidents on Grace Street in the city centre on Saturday, June 23.

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West Yorkshire Police have also said it is no longer looking for Samuel Fortes.

In a statement, they said: "Police investigating a serious sexual assault and attempted murder on Grace street, Leeds on Saturday June 23rd have arrested a 26 year old man.

"Members of the public are thanked for their assistance in this matter.

"Police are no longer looking for Samuel Fortes."