Girl, 13, ‘raped in woodland’ as police arrest boy, 16, over Sheffield attack

Date:

Share post:


The alleged attack is reported to have happened in the Chapletown area of Sheffield between 6.15pm and 6.45pm on Monday as the girl walked through the woodland. South Yorkshire Police said it was reported that the victim was walking through the woods when she was approached by her attacker, who made off on foot.

The suspect remains in custody. He is known to the 13-year-old girl.

Police said on Tuesday a 16-year-old boy had been arrested on suspicion of rape of a female aged 16 or under.

A spokesman for South Yorkshire Police said: “Officers investigating a serious sexual assault in Sheffield yesterday (Monday 8 August) have made an arrest.

“The victim and her family continue to be supported by specially trained officers”

Witnesses are urged to contact police using live chat, an online portal or by calling 101. They are asked to quote incident number 899 of 8 August 2022.

Alternatively, anyone with information can pass on information anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers via their website – www.crimestoppers-uk.org – or by calling their UK Contact Centre on 0800 555 111.



LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

spot_img

Related articles

Rocky Carroll wife: Who is NCIS' Director Leon Vance star married to?

NCIS is celebrating its 20th anniversary with season 20 kicking off earlier this month. While Agent Leroy...

The Walking Dead showrunner lets slip major finale tease: 'Correlates with the comics'

AMC’s post-apocalyptic horror series The Walking Dead will make its highly anticipated return with its final ever...

Lawns should get their ‘last cut’ in October – nine jobs to do before the ‘weather turns’

Tender perennials need to be potted up and put under cover for “winter protection”.Tender perennials include verbena,...

Migrant crisis continues in English Channel as number of crossings close to 33,000 in 2022

Children were seen wrapped in blankets while being carried to safety while other people were spotted holding...