Greater Manchester Police have appealed for information following a rape in Fallowfield in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The man the police want to interview following the alleged rape. (Picture: Greater Manchester Police)

It is reported that the 20-year-old victim was with her friends and the offender in New York New York bar in the city centre at around 3:30 am.

Shortly after, the group went to an address near the Old Moat Park in Fallowfield which is where a man allegedly raped the woman.

The man is thought to have left the house at around 07:00 am.

Detective Constable Janet Malone, from GMP’s Serious Sexual Offences Unit, said: “We have been doing everything in our power to find the man responsible and we are keen to speak to the man pictured as part of our investigation.

“We are urging anyone who recognises him to please contact police. If you are the man in the picture, I would also urge you to get in touch.”

The victim is said to be extremely shaken by event and has specialist officers supporting her during this time.

Anyone who has any information about the offence should call police on 0161 856 1911 or 0161 856 1812 quoting incident number 621 of 19/11/2017.

Information can also be passed on anonymously by calling the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

The incident comes after recent statistics showing a rise in rape crime in Greater Manchester. For more information, see the info-graphic below:



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