Murder inquiry after man is assaulted

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died following an incident outside the Leeds Grand Theatre at around 2am this morning.

Officers were called to the scene by Paramedics following reports a 28-year-old man from North Yorkshire had been assaulted by a group of three white males and had fallen to the ground, suffering serious head injuries.

Senior Investigating Officer, DCI Simon Atkinson of the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team said: “Enquiries are at an early stage but “I would appeal to these men to come forward now and speak to us or to anyone who saw a group of three white men acting suspiciously or leaving the area shortly after 2am to contact the Police.”