A police probe is under way into a serious sexual assault in Worksop.
Police said a woman was attacked on Edison Park Avenue at around 9pm yesterday.
She is in hospital this morning being supported by specialist officers trained to deal with sexual assaults.
Officers have cordoned off Edison Park Avenue between its junctions with Carlton Road and Ashes Park Avenue while forensic experts examine the scene.
A Nottinghamshire Police spokeswoman said: “Patrols have been increased to provide reassurance to the community.
“If you saw any unusual or suspicious activity in the area, or have any information about the incident, please contact police on 101.”
Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555111.