Investigation launched after woman reportedly sexually assaulted in Sheffield

A woman, who was found injured outside Sheffield Cathedral this morning, has reportedly been sexually assaulted.

Monday, 26th August 2019, 5:01 pm
An ambulance and a police car were seen outside Sheffield Cathedral on Church Street this morning. Picture by Andy Nurse.

In a statement, South Yorkshire Police said they have launched an investigation to look into the case.

"Police were called shortly before 9am this morning (Saturday August 24) to reports that a woman had been sexually assaulted.

"The woman is being supported by specialist officers," the statement said.

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Earlier today, it was reported that a 37-year-old woman was found with injuries to her mouth and foot outside the cathedral on Church Street.

A police car and an ambulance were seen outside the premises.