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Man dies after arrest

The Independent Police Complaints Commission are investigating after a man died and another collapsed as an arrest took place in Leeds.

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Witnesses sought after man dies while police arrest son

The police watchdog investigating how a man died in Leeds after collapsing while officers arrested his son are calling for any witnesses to come forward.

West Yorkshire Police say 54-year-old Nazim Din tried to intervene while officers carried out a pre-planned arrest in Wortley on Wednesday evening.

Police say he collapsed in the street and officers carried out CPR. Mr Din was taken to Leeds General Infirmary where he died

The IPCC is appealing for anyone with information about the incident, including photographs or video footage, to contact them.

This will be an extremely distressing time for Mr Din’s family and my condolences go out to them at this difficult time. I want to reassure them that we will do everything we can to find out what took place. Our investigation is moving at a steady pace but it is vital anyone with information contacts the IPCC so that we can build a full picture of the events of the evening of 28 August.”

– IPCC Commissioner Cindy Butts

Anyone with information should contact the IPCC on Grasmere@ipcc.gsi.gov.uk or 0800 096 9074.

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