Teenage student sexually assaulted on Sheffield road

School Road in Crookes where the reported attack took place.
School Road in Crookes where the reported attack took place.
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A student who was reportedly sexually assaulted on a Sheffield road has sparked a police investigation.

The 19-year-old woman was walking along School Road in Crookes when an unknown man is believed to have approached her from behind on Tuesday, October 6 around 9.45pm.

The man sexually assaulted the woman and as she turned around, fled the scene towards Commonside.

The suspect is described as being a white man, around 5ft 8ins tall, of stocky build.

He was reportedly wearing a black hooded top with his hood up, with three blue stripes down the sleeves. He was also wearing black tracksuit bottoms and black trainers.

Police are urging witnesses to come forward.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “Were you in the area at the time? Did you see anything suspicious?

“Please call 101 quoting incident number 1179 of 6 October 2015, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”