Man quizzed in hunt for rape suspects

POLICE in Sheffield yesterday arrested a man in connection with an incident in which a woman was raped after leaving a city centre nightclub with two men.

The 39-year-old man was questioned by detectives and bailed, pending further inquiries.

A spokesman for South Yorkshire Police said: “Officers investigating the incident want to thank members of the public, who came forward after an appeal for information.

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“A number of new leads are now being followed up by detectives.”

Police were seeking two men who allegedly befriended a 48-year-old woman as she enjoyed a night out in the West Street Live club last October.

The spokesman said: “The three left the bar at 2am on Saturday, October 8, 2011, and the woman was taken to a nearby address where she was allegedly raped by both men.

“She was then driven to the Burngreave area where she reported the incident to a local shopkeeper, who rang police.”

Call 101 with information.