Wakefield man arrested in connection with layby assault that left woman with head injury

A Wakefield man has been arrested in connection with the assault of a woman in a layby in East Yorkshire.

Wednesday, 17th July 2019, 2:36 pm
Updated Wednesday, 17th July 2019, 3:36 pm
Police arrested a man from Wakefield after the assault on the A614 near Driffield, East Yorkshire. (Google Maps)

Working in conjunction with West Yorkshire Police, officers from Humberside Police arrested a 56-year-old man from Wakefield following an incident on the A164, Bracey Bridge, in East Yorkshire.

A woman, in her 60s, from the Manchester area, was allegedly assaulted in the layby on Sunday, July 7.

She was left with an eye and head injury which required hospital treatment.

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Police arrested a man from Wakefield after the assault on the A614 near Driffield, East Yorkshire. (Google Maps)

The 56-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of section 18 GBH and has been released under investigation.