Statement following reports of sexual assault in Ilkeston
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“Following further enquiries into the report that a woman had been sexually assaulted on a canal path close to the Gallows Inn playing field, off Nottingham Road, Ilkeston, which was made to Derbyshire police on the afternoon of Sunday, 22 September, we are now happy that this was not a sexual offence.
“Officers are continuing to investigate if other offences have been committed but we want to reassure the public that we are no longer treating this as a sexual assault.”
Anyone who was in the area and can help us with our enquiries should contact Derbyshire police using any of the below methods with reference 873-220919:
- Facebook – send us a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary
- Twitter – direct message our contact centre on @DerPolContact
- Website – complete the online contact form www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us.
- Phone – call us on 101.
You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.