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Appeal from police following rape in South Manchester

Detectives are investigating a woman being raped on 26th March in Withington.

Warning: This article discusses sexual assault and violence, if you need support please see St Mary’s Referral Centre for all people or Manchester Rape Crisis for specifically women and girls, with a specialist student section. Alternatively you can contact Greater Manchester’s Victim Services for services that support those affected by crime. 

Manchester Police received a report from a woman in her early 20s on the 26th March. She reported that she was raped in the early hours that day.

Police have appealed for any information regarding a vehicle, that was seen leaving Marriott Street onto Wilmslow Road in Withington.

It has been indicated in the appeal that the woman was raped, whilst in the car, before it drove off.

Police have stressed they believe this is an isolated incident, but have put extra safety measures in place in Fallowfield and Withington.

If you have any information you are able to submit it anonymous to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or you can contact the police 0161 856 6063 quoting incident 1019 of 26/03/2021.

 

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