Manchester

Man charged over rape of teenager in Oldham alleyway

A man has been charged with raping a 15-year-old girl in a Greater Manchester alleyway.

The teenager was walking along Victoria Street in Chadderton, Oldham, at 2140 BST on 18 September when she was pulled into an alley behind some houses.

Police said she was then grabbed by the throat and raped.

A 30-year-old man of no fixed abode has been charged with rape, sexual assault and theft and is due to appear before Oldham magistrates later.

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