Woman in hospital after sex attack in Pontefract
- 20 February 2014
- From the section Leeds & West Yorkshire
A woman was hit and dragged to the floor before she was subjected to a serious sexual assault in a West Yorkshire town.
The 44-year-old was taken to hospital with head injuries after the attack on Queen Street in Pontefract at about 22:55 GMT on Wednesday.
The woman managed to attract the attention of a passing car, causing the man to run off.
Detectives said extra patrols were in the area and appealed for information.