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Woman seriously sexually assaulted in Darley Abbey

Police searched the area yesterday Credit: PA

Police are appealing for information after a woman was attacked in a serious sexual assault in Darley Abbey.

They received reports that an 18-year-old woman had been seriously sexually assaulted near a footpath, close to a local nature reserve area off South Avenue.

The victim was physically unhurt but extremely shaken by the incident.

Police spent yesterday conducting searches and making forensic investigations.

The area is popular with local dog walkers and police are appealing for anyone who may have been in the area around the time of the offence to come forward.

The suspect is described as being a white man of chubby build in his mid 20s or 30s. He was about six feet tall, pale with short cropped hair.

Anyone with any information should ring Derbyshire Constabulary on 101, quoting incident reference number 538 of 7/9/15 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Handsworth man charged with seven counts of sexual assault

Dauda Kamara will appear at Dudley Magistrates Court on Wednesday Credit: West Midlands Police

A 45-year-old former care-worker has been charged in connection with seven cases of serious sexual assault.

Dauda Kamara, from Handsworth, will appear at Dudley Magistrates Court on July 23rd on one charge of rape and six counts of sexual assault.

It is believed the offences took place whilst Mr Dauda was employed by a private company.