Extra police patrols mounted after rape of 15-year-old girl in Rotherham

Extra police patrols will be mounted in a Rotherham suburb today following the rape of a 15-year-old girl.

Tuesday, 15th November 2016, 6:06 am
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 4:01 pm
Extra police patrols mounted following rape of girl, 15

The girl was attacked in a wooded area off Rother View Road, Canklow, at 8.30am yesterday.

He was around 40-years old, white with a slight tan and had spikey, blond hair and a clean shaven face.

His victim told police the attacker was between 5ft 7ins and 5ft 9ins tall and was wearing black jogging bottoms, a grey hooded jumper and black canvas lace up shoes with a white sole.

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Detective Inspector John Fitzgibbons, leading the investigation, said extra police patrols will be carried out for a number of days.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 216 of November 14.