Man dies following assault in Sheffield city centre

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A man has died following an assault in Sheffield city centre.

Police were called to the junction of West Street and Eldon Street at around 11.50pm last night following reports of an assault.

Police at the junction of West Street and Eldon Street following reports of an assault. Photograph by Thomas Norris

Police at the junction of West Street and Eldon Street following reports of an assault. Photograph by Thomas Norris

A 42-year-old man has died in hospital this morning.

A 24-year-old man has been arrested and is currently in police custody.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 1315 of 5 September 2014. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.