Live incident: Police cordon off Leicester street after assault

Police have cordoned off Cromer Street in Leicester this morning after reports of an assault in the area.

It’s believed a man was attacked on the street, which is in the Evington area of the city. Officers are at the scene conducting their investigations.

The road has been closed off at the junction with Evington Road, one of the busiest routes into the city.

No details around the victim’s injuries have been released. We will provide more updates on this story as they are released.