MOSBOROUGH SEX ATTACK: Police probe into report of sex attack onÂ woman in Sheffield suburb
A police probe is underway into claims a woman was sexually assaulted in a SheffieldÂ suburb this morning.
Detectives are investigating a report that a woman in her 20s was sexually assaulted on landÂ off Station Road, Mosborough, at around 12.30am.
A huge police cordon is in place in the area where theÂ attack is said to have taken place.
Grassland has been taped off and is under police guard.
Police sniffer dogs were deployed to the scene earlier today and police officers were seen searching the land.
South Yorkshire Police confirmed this afternoon that the force had '˜received a third party report' that a woman in her 20sÂ had been sexually assaulted.
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Specialist officers are supporting the woman at the centre of the investigation. Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quoteÂ incident number 31 ofÂ October 2.