Manchester

Man charged with rape of student at Manchester halls

A man has been charged with the rape of a woman in student accommodation in Manchester.

The student, 19, was allegedly raped at knifepoint at halls in Lower Park Road, Rusholme in the early hours of 19 July.

A 40-year-old man from Rusholme is charged with two counts of rape, one of assault, two counts of burglary and two of fraud by false representation.

He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear before magistrates in Manchester on Monday.

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