Hunt for rapist with a shaved eyebrow

A PC stands guard over a small stretch of Roman Ridge in Scawsby.
A PC stands guard over a small stretch of Roman Ridge in Scawsby.
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DETECTIVES hunting the Roman Ridge rapist have issued the first description of the offender.

The victim of the serious sexual assault, a 25-year-old local woman, has provided officers with a description and has also helped compile an e-fit image which will be circulated in the near future.

The attacker is said to have a distinctive shaved eyebrow.

The woman was set upon from behind while walking along a public bridleway from Stanley Road to Green Lane, Scawsby, at around 6.30pm on Tuesday, March 22.

Her attacker was a white man, of slim to medium build, and approximately 5ft 8ins to 5ft 9ins tall.

He was around 35 years old with blond shaven hair. He had a round face, was clean shaven and, at the time of the attack, had distinctive lines shaved into one of his eyebrows. He was wearing black suit-like trousers and a long sleeved black sweatshirt with a leaf logo on the front. He spoke with a local accent.

Anyone with information about the identity of the man is asked to contact the police on 0114 220 2020 quoting incident number 836 of 22/03/2011. Women have been advised not go out alone at night.