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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.
A Slovakian man who raped and violently attacked a woman in Leeds is due in court today to be sentenced.
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.
A Slovakian man will appear in court today charged with an attempted murder and rape of a woman in Beeston, Leeds in March.
Zdenko Turtak, 21, from Velka Ida, Kosice, is accused of the attempted murder, rape and wounding with intent of an 18-year-old woman and will appear at Leeds Crown Court today.
A 21-year-old man arrested on suspicion of the attempted murder and rape of a woman in Beeston will be extradited from Slovakia later this week.
Detective Superintendent Nick Wallen, from West Yorkshire Police says that the man who was arrested from the Kosice area of Slovakia on the 4 June is expected to be charged and appear before magistrates.