Declan Cooper jailed for attempted rape of 'complete stranger'
A 19-year-old man has been jailed for six years for attempting to rape a "complete stranger" as she walked home from work in Sheffield.
Declan Cooper, 19, of Shirehall Road, Shirgreen, also admitted sexually assaulting the 50-year-old in the Hatfield House Lane attack on 9 August.
Det Con Tom Ryan said Cooper had subjected her to "a horrific attack".
"I hope it is of some comfort to the victim that he is facing a significant length of time behind bars."
The officer added that he was "pleased" the 19-year-old had pleaded guilty and "saved his victim the further trauma of going through a trial".