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Bramley man charged over Kirkstall attack

Redcote Lane, Kirkstall Image copyright Google
Image caption The woman was attacked near to the bridge on Redcote Lane, Kirkstall

A man has been charged with an attack on a woman near a river bridge in Leeds.

The 23-year-old told police she was dragged into bushes and assaulted on Redcote Lane, Kirkstall, at about 17:50 BST on Monday.

Daniel Paton, aged 30, from Bramley, has been charged with kidnap and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

He remains in custody and is due to appear at Leeds Magistrates' Court later.

Mr Paton was initially arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and attempted rape.

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