South Yorkshire: Police investigating an allegation of a rape in Doncaster are appealing for information and for witnesses to come forward.
September 21, 2012, 3:20 pm
Police investigating an allegation of a rape in Doncaster are appealing for information and for witnesses to come forward.
At approx 10pm on Saturday 15 September 2012, a 24-year-old woman was walking home from Doncaster town centre.
The woman is described as being of a slim build with long hair and was dressed for the races.
She walked along Lawn Avenue and through the connecting alleyway towards Town Fields. As she walked, she became aware of a man behind her who began to shout to get her attention.
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Once the woman arrived at the access road, at the top of Town Fields, it is thought that she was grabbed by the man and was raped.
Following the attack, the woman ran towards Town Moor and Imperial Avenue for assistance.
The suspect is described as white, in his mid 20s, 6ft tall and thin. He had short, light coloured hair, which was gelled flat. He wore dark coloured jeans and a light coloured T-shirt.
Police are keen to speak to the anyone who may hold vital information to assist with the enquiry.
Officers would particularly like to trace people within the area at the time, including a white man who was walking in the direction of East Laithgate. He is described as having black unkempt hair and wearing tight black trousers with a black T-shirt and motif.
In addition, officers would also like to speak with a man and woman who were carrying takeaway food and walking along Thorne Road shortly before 10pm.
Anyone with any information to assist with the enquiry is urged to call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 442 of the 19 September 2012 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.
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