A 10-year-old boy has been arrested over the death of an elderly man who was found with a head injury, police said.
Officers were alerted by an ambulance crew at 6.19pm yesterday after attending a 79-year-old man in Back Hill Top Avenue in the Harehills area of Leeds.
A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said a 10-year-old boy had been arrested in connection with the incident.The pensioner was taken to Leeds General Infirmary for treatment but was pronounced dead a short time later.
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