Man arrested over rape of woman in taxi in Sheffield

A man has been arrested over a rape in Sheffield
A man has been arrested over a rape in Sheffield
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A man has been arrested over the rape of a woman in a taxi in Sheffield.

Detectives arrested a 44-year-old Sheffield man last night in connection with a rape in the Duke Street area of Park Hill at 1.10am yesterday.

A 25-year-old woman was allegedly raped after getting a taxi from West Street in the city centre.

A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: "It is reported that at about 1.10am, a 25-year-old woman was the victim of a rape.

"The incident is believed to have occurred in a taxi following a short journey from the West Street area.

"The woman continues to be supported by specialist officers.

"The 44-year-old man was arrested last night on suspicion of rape and currently remains in custody being questioned by detectives."

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.