Leeds & West Yorkshire

Arrest after man critically hurt in Leeds theft attempt

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an attempted theft at a shop which left a staff member critically injured.

Police said three men went to a shop on Stanningley Road just after 1400 GMT on Saturday and were challenged by staff after trying to steal property.

A 42-year-old man suffered serious injuries and was taken to Leeds General Infirmary in a critical condition.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said inquiries were ongoing.

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