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Woman sexually assaulted in Derby

Police are appealing for potential witnesses to come forward after a serious sexual assault in Derby.

The woman was attacked near the train station in Spondon Credit: ITV News Central

It happened as a 33-year-old woman walked along Station Road in Spondon, just after 9.30pm on Saturday. Officers believe a number of cars drove by around that time.

Police say the victim was left shaken but unhurt in the incident, which took place close to the level crossing near the train station.


Weekend Picks: Derby Folk Festival

Over 40 acts and six dance at the Derby Folk Festival this year Credit: David Tiernan

The festival returns this weekend for another year of performances in the heart of the city.

Dance displays will take over the city's streets throughout the weekend, and free "fringe" performances will be held in various venues open to all. Concerts will take place in the City Marquee, Guildhall Theatre, The Old Bell Hotel and Derby Cathedral.

More here: Derby Folk Festival

This is the ninth year for Derby Folk Festival, and we continue to grow, not just in size, but in the whole buzz that a great event creates.

This year we have over 40 acts and 6 dance sides accounting for well over 200 performers, appearing in 14 different locations (indoor and outdoor) throughout the city.

– Bob Rushton, Programme & Venue Manager, Derby LIVE
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