10-year-old boy arrested in killing of 79-year-old man in England

Man died of head injuries Sunday

LEEDS, England - British police have arrested a 10-year-old boy in the killing of an elderly man who died of head injuries.

West Yorkshire police said Monday the boy was arrested in the death of a 79-year-old retired man.

The boy's name has not been released. The killing happened Sunday evening in the city of Leeds in northern England.

Children of 10 and over can be held responsible for criminal offenses in England.