Man dies after attack in Leeds city centre last night

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died following a serious assault in Leeds city centre last night.

Officers were called at 7.40pm to reports of an attack outside a nightclub on Lower Briggate.

A 43-year-old man was taken to hospital suffering from head injuries. He has since died.

A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and is currently in custody.

Inquiries are ongoing.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 or CrimeStoppers where information can be passed on anonymously on 0800 555111.