Man arrested over 'horrific' sex attack in Leeds

Footbridge near Grace Street Image copyright Google
Image caption The attack happened close to a footbridge in Leeds city centre

A 26-year-old man has been arrested after a sex attack which police are treating as attempted murder.

The 19-year-old female victim suffered facial injuries during the assault near the inner ring road in Leeds at about 03:00 BST on Saturday.

Det Ch Insp Jaz Khan said: "This was a horrific attack and we have a team of specialist officers who are with the victim and her family."

The attack took place close to a footbridge next to Grace Street.

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