Urgent manhunt launched for four men after woman, 21, is raped in Sheffield park

A police hunt is under way for four men after a woman was raped in a Sheffield park.

Friday, 27th November 2020, 11:14 am

South Yorkshire Police said a 21-year-old woman has reported being raped in High Hazels Park, Darnall, at around 6pm on Monday, November 23.

Four men are said to have been involved in the sex attack.

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A cordon of police tape (Photo credit should read NIKLAS HALLE'N/AFP via Getty Images)

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Two are described as Eastern European and aged between 18 and 20, and the others are described as Asian, with one said to have been around 18 but the other age is unknown.

Detective Inspector Ben Wood said: “I understand that news of this incident is likely to cause distress and concern among the local community and it is obviously of the utmost importance we identify those involved as soon as possible.“I want to reassure you that we have officers dedicated to progressing this investigation so we can identify these individuals.Call 101 and quote incident 814 of November 24 with information.

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