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Leeds player arrested over sexual assault

London: A Leeds United player has been arrested over an alleged sexual assault on a 20-year-old woman, the BBC reported.

West Yorkshire Police said it was investigating the alleged attack in downtown Leeds on Monday evening.

“Two men have been arrested and are currently being questioned in connection with the incident,” the police statement said on Tuesday.

The BBC reported one of the men was a Leeds player. A Leeds statement, on the other hand, said the club would assist police.

“Leeds United football club has been advised by West Yorkshire Police of an ongoing investigation, and in line with club policy full co-operation has been extended to the police,” the statement said.

“Any further comment cannot or will not be made by the club until the police investigation has been concluded and the club informed of that conclusion.” (Agencies)

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