Suspect due in court over sex attack in Sheffield

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A man is due in court today over a sex attack on a woman walking home from work in Sheffield.

Declan Cooper, aged 19, of Shirehall Road, Shiregreen, is accused of sexual assault and attempted rape.

He is alleged to have attacked a 50-year-old woman on grassland at the junction of Hatfield House Lane and Bellhouse Road, Shiregreen, in the early hours of last Friday.

The suspect has been remanded in custody by police and is due to appear at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court.