Three sex attacks were reported in a single night over Christmas in a South Yorkshire town.
They all took place in Swinton, Rotherham, at night on Boxing Day and police have introduced extra patrols to reassure the public.
The first incident was reported at 8.50pm when a 52-year-old woman was walking along Queen Street when she was approached by an unknown man who touched her inappropriately before making off towards Thomas Street.
30 minutes later a 26-year-old woman was walking with friends along Station Street, Swinton, when an unknown man approached her from behind and touched her inappropriately. He then made off.
Patrols stepped up in hunt for Swinton Boxing Day sex attacker who assaulted three women
A SEX attacker targeted three women walking in the street within 40 minutes of each other on Boxing Day.
The sexual assaults all took place in Swinton with the first at around 8.50pm on December 26 when a 52-year-old woman was walking along Queen Street.