Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Arrest after robbery and sex attack on Sheffield woman, 71

A man has been arrested by police investigating a knife-point robbery and sexual assault on a 71-year-old woman in her home in Sheffield.

The victim was threatened with the knife and had money and jewellery stolen from her house in the Norton Lees area on Tuesday morning.

Detectives said after this the woman was sexually assaulted.

Police said a 52-year-old was being questioned. Anyone with information is asked to contact the officers.

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