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Rochdale police hunt two men who raped man

A 32-year-old man was raped by two other men as he walked along the street in Rochdale on Monday afternoon.

Greater Manchester Police said the man was attacked near Halfpenny Bridge, between Oldham Road and Richard Street, at 17:15 GMT.

One of the men said something to him and he was assaulted after turning to walk away from them.

Both men are described as black, around 5ft 6in tall (1.65m), of medium build and with short hair.

Det Con Dave Gill, from Rochdale CID, said: "Incidents like this are rare and I would like to reassure members of the community that we are determined to find who is responsible for this horrendous attack."

Police have appealed for witnesses.

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