Sheffield sex attack investigation

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A police investigation has been launched into a reported sex attack in a Sheffield suburb.

Officers are investigating claims a 20-year-old woman was assaulted between 11.20pm on Thursday and 12.50am on Monday.

It is alleged to have taken place off Sharrow Vale Road, opposite the junction with Bagshot Street, Sharrow.

Police cordoned off the road yesterday while crime scene investigation officers searched for possible forensic material left behind at the scene

Officers also carried out house to house inquiries asking local residents whether they had seen or heard anything suspicious.

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