Man arrested in connection with attempted murder and rape in Ilkeston

Queens Avenue, Ilkeston.
Queens Avenue, Ilkeston.

A 42-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the attempted murder and rape of a woman which took place in Ilkeston on Sunday, November 26, 2017.

The man was arrested last night (Tuesday, April 17) on suspicion of attempted murder, rape, robbery and sexual assault and remains in police custody.

The woman was assaulted in the early hours as she was walking along Queens Avenue in the town.