Woman sexually assaulted in Doncaster

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Police are hunting a man who sexually assaulted a woman in Doncaster.

The culprit targeted his 25-year-old victim on Saturday afternoon as she was walking towards Denaby Cemetery, to the rear of Tickhill Square, Denaby.

Detectives said they are searching for a white man, aged around 35 years old, who was over 6ft tall and thin.

He had a short, scruffy beard and was wearing a dark hoody and scruffy, black trainers.

A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: “Officers are appealing for anyone to come forward who may have seen a man meeting this description in the area.

“Officers have been conducting patrols in the area on a daily basis following reports of previous incidents.

“This remains a high priority ongoing investigation and officers would like to encourage anyone to report any suspicious incidents to police.

“If you have concerns about safety whilst walking in the area, please avoid walking alone where possible.”

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.