Sheffield woman sexually assaulted in bed by man who sneaked into home as she slept

A woman was sexually assaulted in her bed by a man who sneaked into her home as she slept.

Tuesday, 26th February 2019, 13:10 pm
Updated Tuesday, 26th February 2019, 13:12 pm
A police hunt is under way for a sex attacker in Sheffield

The woman, who was assaulted in her home in the Neepsend area of the city at around 11pm last Friday, woke up during the attack and ran downstairs to escape.

CRIME: Armed police swoop on Sheffield estate as incident unfolds Her attacker was white, aged between 17 and 21 years old and around 5ft 7ins tall.

A police hunt is under way for a sex attacker in Sheffield

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He had short, mousy, cropped hair and was wearing a black hoodie and black bottoms.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote crime reference number 976 of February 22.

Crimestoppers can also be contacted, anonymously, on 0800 555111.