Sheffield teenager sexually assaulted on way home from school

A teenage girl was sexually assaulted as she walked home from school.

Thursday, 21st July 2016, 7:39 am
Updated Thursday, 21st July 2016, 8:44 am
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The 14-year-old was walking through Crookes when she was attacked in an alleyway off Cross Lane.

An E-fit of the attacker has been released.

A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: "At around 3.05pm on Friday, July 15 it is reported that a 14-year-old girl was walking home from school and was going through an alleyway off Cross Lane, Crookes, when an unknown man is believed to have sexually assaulted her.

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"The girl ran home and notified her parents, who called police.

"The man is described as being white, around 5ft 8ins tall, of stocky build. He was reportedly wearing a burgundy zipped hooded top.

"Do you recognise the man in the e-fit image? Did you witness the incident on Friday afternoon?"

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.