Man due in court over rape of 16-year-old girl in Sheffield

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A man has appeared in court charged with raping a 16-year-old girl in Sheffield.

Radu Rostas, aged 30, of St Ann’s Road, Rotherham, is alleged to have attacked the teenager on Cricket Inn Road, Wybourn, on Sunday.

He appeared at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court yesterday, where he was remanded in custody ahead of a hearing at Sheffield Crown Court on November 5.

Officers were called to the street at around 6.20am and informed of the allegation.

Detectives investigating the incident are appealing for anyone in the Park Square area of Sheffield, in particular near to Broad Street between 5.30am and 6.30am on Sunday, to come forward.

n Call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 273 of October 20, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.