Man wanted over date rape could be on the loose in Sheffield

A man wanted for raping a woman on a date is on the run and could be in Sheffield.

Thursday, 11th July 2019, 08:20 am
Updated Thursday, 11th July 2019, 14:00 pm

Ghanaian national Frederick Addo Boateng was arrested over an alleged sexual attack in January 2014 but he failed to answer bail and has since been chagred in his absence.

Frederick Addo Boateng.

Police have been unable to trace him and are now appealing for the public’s help in locating him.

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Detective Sergeant Stuart Fox said: “The original investigation relates to an incident in January, 2014, when a Goole woman was raped by a man during a date.

“Our teams arrested Frederick Boateng at the time. However, he failed to answer bail and has been charged in his absence.

“Despite extensive ongoing enquiries we have been unable to trace him.

“We believe that he is still in the UK and it is believed he uses a number of aliases including Nana Kuffour, Sean Frimpong and Sean Friagpon.

“He is now 36-years-old. He’s described as black, around 5ft 8in tall with a tattoo of an eagle on his right arm.”

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact police on 101, quoting crime reference number 16/66308/17.