The rape of a woman in Derbyshire is being treated as attempted murder, detectives have said.
Officers from the East Midlands Major Crime Team said an offender tried to strangle the victim in the early hours of Sunday November 26 in Queens Avenue, Ilkeston.
Detective Chief Inspector Gareth Meadows, who is leading the investigation said:
In a statement police said the alleged attacker was white, 5' and 7-8" tall, between 35-45 years-old, of a medium build and was wearing a grey tracksuit with the hood worn up and the lower part of his face covered.
If you have any information that may help the investigation you can contact police on 101 quoting reference number 17000514655 or call Crimetsoppers on 0800 555 111.