Man arrested over Leeds 'taxi' sex attack
- 7 October 2012
- From the section Leeds & West Yorkshire
A man has been arrested in connection with a sexual assault on a woman after she got into what she believed was a taxi in Leeds.
Police said the 20-year-old victim got into a car in the early hours of Sunday after a night out and fell asleep during the ride home.
When she woke, the car was parked in a remote lane and the man got into the back of the car and assaulted her.
A 40-year-old man from Leeds is in police custody.
The arrest follows an appeal for information by police and the release of an e-fit image of the driver.