CCTV released of sexual assault suspect in Sheffield

Sheffield detectives are calling on the public to help identify a suspect in connection with a sexual assault outside a block of flats.

Tuesday, 19th March 2019, 3:59 pm
Updated Thursday, 21st March 2019, 1:40 pm

A woman in her 40s was reportedly grabbed and sexually assaulted by a man before she hit him and fled the area.

The incident is said to have happened on South Street by Park Hill at around 1:30am on September 29.

CCTV images have been released.

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Detective Constable Ben Taylor, investigating, said: “Extensive enquiries have been carried out since the incident was reported and lines of enquiry pursued, which have now been exhausted. I am now asking for the public’s help to trace the man. We believe he could hold important information about what happened.

“I appreciate this happened a while ago now but I’d ask people to take a close look and see if they recognise the man.”

Call 101 quoting incident number 91 of September 29 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.