Manchester

Arrest over Manchester library alleyway rape

Police investigating the rape of a woman in an alleyway between Manchester Town Hall and the library have arrested a 26-year-old man.

The man walked into a police station in the early hours following a BBC Crimewatch reconstruction of the rape.

The 20-year-old victim reported the crime at 0300 GMT on 31 October 2010. CCTV footage showing a man in the area at the time was studied by detectives.

The man was arrested on suspicion of rape.

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses.

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