Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Man arrested over Sheffield taxi rape

A man has been arrested in connection with the rape of a 25-year-old woman in a taxi.

It happened in the Duke Street area of Sheffield at around 01:10 BST on Sunday morning, police said.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "The incident is believed to have occurred in a taxi following a short journey from the West Street area."

The man, 44, was arrested on Sunday night on suspicion of rape and is being held in police custody.

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