WEST Yorkshire Police have released details explaining why a cordon was in place at a bus station.

A police cordon was put up around Leeds Bus Station for much of yesterday morning.

Officers attended the station after a man had fallen and was rushed to hospital with a facial injury.

At first, it was reported that an assault had taken place.

This was later determined to not be the case following police enquiries.

Full West Yorkshire Police statement

A spokesperson for the force said: "Police were called to Leeds Bus Station at 10.48am on Sunday, March 3, to a report a man had fallen and possibly been assaulted.

"Emergency services located the victim who was taken to hospital for treatment to a minor facial injury.

"Following enquiries, it was determined no assault had occurred and the matter was finalised."

Full Yorkshire Ambulance Service statement

A spokesperson for Yorkshire Ambulance Service said: "We received an emergency call at 10.44am on Sunday morning to a report of an injury to an individual at Leeds Bus Station.

"An ambulance was dispatched to the scene and one adult was conveyed to Leeds General Infirmary."