Sheffield taxi rape inquiry 'absolute priority'
The rape of a woman in a taxi is being treated as an "absolute priority" police have said.
Police said the woman had taken a taxi from Sheffield city centre and was driven to the Duke Street area at around 04:50 BST on Sunday.
The 25-year-old was then raped in the vehicle, South Yorkshire Police said.
The woman has received support from specially trained officers and a dedicated team had been assigned to the case.
Temporary Det Insp Graham Stead said: "This is being treated as an absolute priority and we are already pursuing a number of strong lines of enquiry.
"A thorough review of CCTV footage of the area, including the route we believe the taxi took, is also now under way."