Residents say Derby street where rape allegedly happened is safe
Residents have defended an area of Normanton where a rape has allegedly taken place - and where there have been two other serious crimes in the last two years.
They said Harriet Street was not a dangerous area, with one describing it as a "peaceful place".
Police said they had stepped up patrols following the alleged rape of a woman on Saturday night. A man is helping them with their inquiries.
In February, 27-year-old Lee Mitchell was found dead in the exact spot where the rape is alleged to have happened.
And, in January 2015, a man was stabbed at the junction of Harriet Street... read more
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