Greater Manchester Police are calling out for witnesses after a 20-year-old women was raped in the early hours on Sunday morning. 

At 3.40am police were called to reports of a rape on George Leigh Street in Manchester.

The young girl, who was walking back from Guilty night club on Stevenson Square, told someone she saw nearby, who then phoned the police straight away.

The offender is described as a white man, in his mid-twenties, between 5ft8in to 5ft9in tall of a medium build. He had short blonde hair that was brushed to the side and he was wearing baggy trousers with a dark coloured anorak coat.

Detective Inspector Zed Ali of GMP’s City of Manchester team, said:

 “No one should have to go through what this young woman has experienced at the hands of this man.

“She is now being looked after by specially trained officers who can provide support and advice for her.

“If you were making your way home at this time, or saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area between 3am and 3.40am, please get in touch with police.”

Police are appealing that if anyone has any information to contact the police on 0161 856 1812 or 101, quoting incident number 420 of 10/12/17. Reports can also be made anonymously through the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.






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