A 32-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with an alleged sexual assault on a child at a nursery, police said today.
West Yorkshire Police said the woman, from Leeds, was arrested on Friday by officers investigating an incident at an unnamed centre in the south of the city.
A force spokeswoman said the woman was released on bail pending further inquiries.
In a statement, the police said: ``West Yorkshire Police's Child and Public Protection Unit is carrying out an investigation into the alleged sexual assault of a child at a nursery in south Leeds.
"A 32-year-old woman from Leeds was arrested last Friday and has since been released on police bail pending further inquiries."
The police investigation is understood to be at an early stage but officers are believed to be treating it as an isolated incident.