Police investigating a serious sexual assault on a woman in Leeds are trying to trace a taxi driver who may have information that could assist them.
The victim, a 21-year-old white woman, reported being attacked at an unknown address in Leeds following a night out on Thursday, May 1.
She recalled that after the incident the suspect, an Asian male, took a taxi with her from a phonebox near to the address and dropped her off outside the Hyde Park public house sometime between 6am and 7am on Friday, May 2. The man stayed in the taxi with the driver and continued on elsewhere.
The vehicle was described only as a white car.
Detective Inspector Sean Duggan, of Leeds District CID, said: “We are carrying out extensive enquiries to trace the suspect but we are very keen to hear from any taxi or private hire driver who recalls picking up a white woman and an Asian male near to a phonebox and dropping the woman off outside the Hyde Park pub on Friday morning.”
The driver or anyone with any information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact Leeds District CID officer at Elland Road via 101.