Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Sheffield woman sexually assaulted on wasteland

A woman has been left "extremely traumatised and shaken" after a sexual assault in Sheffield, police said.

The 24-year-old was attacked on wasteland off Fairfax Drive in the Manor area at about 00:15 BST.

South Yorkshire Police said she was subjected to a serious sexual assault by a man described as black, tall, with a shaved head and hooded jacket.

A spokesperson said they believe it was an "isolated incident" and extra patrols have been put in place.

Anyone with information has been urged to contact South Yorkshire Police or Crimestoppers.

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