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Detectives arrest man on suspicion of attempted rape

Detectives investigating an attempted serious sexual assault on a woman in Leeds in the early hours of Sunday morning have arrested a man.

The 29-year-old, from Leeds, was arrested this morning on suspicion of attempted rape in connection with the incident on the Ring Road at Beeston Park, near to the junction with Gipsy Lane, at about 6.30am yesterday.

He is currently in custody.

The 23-year-old victim had been out for the night and got into what she believed was a taxi in the city centre.

Man to be sentenced over violent attack and rape in Beeston

A Slovakian man who raped and violently attacked a woman in Leeds is due in court today to be sentenced.

Zdenko Turtak Credit: West Yorkshire Police

Zdenko Turtak , had pleaded guilty to causing grievous bodily harm with intent and rape, but denied attempted murder.

The 21-year-old was extradited from Slovakia to Britain by West Yorkshire Police. He fled the country after assaulting an 18-year-old woman at a bus stop in Beeston in March.


Police appeal for witnesses after Beeston collision

Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian was seriously injured in a collision in Beeston earlier today.

At 8.35am, a silver Nissan Almera travelling along Beeston Road in the direction of Old Lane has been in collision with a 29-year-old female pedestrian.

The injured woman was taken to Leeds General Infirmary where she is being treated for a serious head injury.

Anyone who saw the collision has been asked to contact police.

Man arrested in search for missing woman

A man is being questioned over the disappearance of a woman in Leeds.

43-year-old Humaira Naseer was last seen at Disraeli Terrace in Beeston on Tuesday 25th March at around 11am.

Officers are concerned for her welfare.

Humaira is described as Asian, 5’2” to 5’3” tall of medium build and with shoulder length straight hair. She wears reading glasses on occasion and has brown eyes. When last seen she was wearing orange trousers, a v neck t shirt, knee length green fabric jacket with hood, black shoes with small heel.

We are appealing directly for anyone who has seen Humaira or knows where she is to contact us immediately. Humaira is known to have links to the Manchester area.

– Detective Chief Inspector Adrian Taylor of the Protective Services Crime Division

A 41-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of abduction. He remains in police custody.

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