10-year old boy arrested in connection with death of elderly man in Harehills, Leeds

Police are investigating the death of an elderly man in Harehills.

At 6.19pm on Sunday (13 October 2013) police were contacted by the ambulance service who were attending a 79-year-old man with a head injury in Back Hill Top Avenue, Harehills.



He was taken to Leeds General Infirmary for treatment but was pronounced dead a short time later.

A 10-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the incident.

Anyone who saw anything at the time or who has any information is asked to contact officers from the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team via the non-emergency number 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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