Police appeal after serious sexual assault in Derbyshire

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Detectives investigating a serious sexual assault in Derbyshire are re-appealing for information one week after the offence.

Sometime between 9pm and midnight on Wednesday May 25, a woman was sexually assaulted in a van and dropped off in the Chinley area of the High Peak. She was later taken to hospital and released after treatment.

Police are appealing for information about a grey van that was seen in the Chinley, Hayfield and New Mills area during the evening.

They would also like to hear from anyone who saw a woman that evening, wearing a pink top and black leggings, who was walking barefoot along New Mills Road in Hayfield or Hayfield Road in Birch Vale, in the direction of New Mills.

Anyone with information should contact Detective Sergeant Daniel Hadfield on 101, quoting crime reference number 22957/16 or send him a message online by visiting the Contact Us section of the website: www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online www.crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information-online.