Manchester student dragged into an alley and raped on way home from night out
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A pupil in Manchester become dragged into an alleyway and raped within the early hours of Saturday morning.
The "harrowing and distressing" attack befell whilst the sufferer turned into walking home from a night out on my own at three.30am.
The rapist reportedly approached the 19-12 months-antique in Ladybarn Lane in Manchester's scholar district, Fallowfield and offered to stroll her home. Despite her rebuttals, he persevered to trouble her, before dragging her into an alleyway which runs between Whitby Road and Filey Road.Advertisement - Continue Reading Below
Greater Manchester Police are searching the rapist, who turned into stated to be black or Asian, round 5ft 9" tall with a slender construct and very quick black hair. He changed into easy shaven and carrying baggy blue or grey jeans with a protracted sleeved top.
Detective Inspector Damian Simpson, of the Serious Sexual Offences Unit, stated: "This changed into a harrowing and deeply distressing assault for the younger woman and we are able to be imparting guide to her during this hard and traumatic time.Most Popular
"The assault will obviously improve issues in the community and specially a number of the scholar community and I would like to guarantee the general public that we're doing everything in our strength to ensure that we capture this man as quick as feasible.
Police are stepping up patrols in the area, and urging human beings to pre-e-book taxis to get them domestic thoroughly from a night time out.
Anyone with any data approximately the assault is advised to name police on one hundred and one, the Serious Sexual Offences Unit on 0161 856 1945 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.