E-fit of alleged Shiregreen rapist released

An e-fit image of a man wanted for an attempted rape in Sheffield has been released today.

South Yorkshire Police say the unknown man approached a woman in her 20s on Oak Fields Road, Shiregreen at 8am on New Year’s Day.

He then dragged her off Oak Folds Road near to Concord Park and the junction with Oak Folds Avenue where he attempted to sexually assault her before fleeing.

The man, believed to be in his mid to late 30s, is around 6ft, speaks with a Yorkshire accent and has a black/red tattoo on the back of his right hand.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 and ask for DC Stuart Gibbons.

You can also give information to Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111.