Police launch investigation after reported rape

A woman reported that she was raped by an unsub in the early hours of Saturday 4 November near the Cuthbert Bank Road, in Sheffield.

The woman was followed after a night out by the unsub, who approached her into a building and raped her, between 4:20 am and around 4:50am.

The police have launched an investigation as officers are carrying out enquiries, trying to collect CCTV footage to piece together the victim’s and the man’s movements.

Detective Sergeant Stafford Megson from the Force Crime Unit said: “We understand this incident will cause a great deal of concern in the community and want to reassure everyone that we are taking this matter very seriously.

“I appreciate that this incident happened in the early hours of Saturday morning, but if anyone living locally heard or saw anything suspicious at the times mentioned or prior to the woman arriving on Cuthbert Bank Road, I’d urge them to contact police” he added.

The police are urging for any witnesses who might have any information to call 101 quoting incident number 305 of 6 November 2017.

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