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Man critically injured in hospital after assault

A man is critically ill in hospital after being assaulted in Leeds.

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The 49-year-old was found seriously injured at Foundry Approach in Harehills on Saturday February 25 at around 4.45am.

Police said he was visiting the Misha Food and Wine store when he was involved in a row with three men arguing with two other men. He was then kicked, punched and stamped on.

The men escaped in a 4x4 car which hit the victim before leaving the scene. It was later found burnt out.

A 24-year-old man was arrested and released on bail.


Cyclist, 72, in hospital after Otley collision

A 72-year-old cyclist is in hospital after being in a collision with a car in Otley near Leeds.

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It happened around 10am on Thursday February 24 on Leeds Road at the junction with East Chevin Lane and Gay Lane.

The pensioner suffered serious injuries and was taken to Leeds General Infirmary.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

Travel: M621 westbound West Yorks crash

One lane is closed and there are reports of very slow traffic due to a crash westbound on the M621 in Leeds.

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It happened between junction 5 (Tunstal Road) and junction 4 (Hunslet Distributor). There is congestion to junction 1 A6110 (Beeston/Farnley).

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