A MAN has been arrested in connection with an attack on a dad in broad daylight.

The 26-year-old was arrested on suspicion of section 18 wounding with intent and has been released on bail.

Father-of-one Jay Bailes, 28, was hit over the head with an iron bar in Cooper Lane as he walked home from a day out in Wibsey Park, on Saturday afternoon.

Window fitter Mr Bailes, of Shelf,  was attacked in front of his girlfriend and six-month-old daughter and suffered a fractured skull and forehead, and left Leeds General Infirmary with 12 stitches in his head.