Man arrested over string of violent robberies in Leeds city centre

Police are investigating six separate incidents.

A man has been arrested over a series of violent street robberies in Leeds.

Police appealed for information after six similar incidents in the city centre.

They included four separate attacks between 30 June and 8 July when four men, aged 19, 39, 47 and 53, were robbed.

The victims had items including wallets and phones stolen.

West Yorkshire Police said a 19-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday, 9 July.


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