Woman reportedly raped in broad daylight in busy South Yorkshire town centre

A woman is believed to have been raped in broad daylight in a busy South Yorkshire town centre.

Monday, 3rd April 2017, 4:11 pm
Updated Saturday, 8th April 2017, 9:30 pm
Market Street, Rotherham. Picture: Google

The alleged attack happened on Market Street, Rotherham, and a police spokesperson said officers had 'received a third party report that a woman in her 30s had been raped'.

The area was cordoned off following the incident at about 2pm on Thursday, March 30.

A police spokesperson said a 42-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of rape and was released pending further enquiries.

Contact police with information on 101, quoting incident number 523 of March 30.