Manchester

Rochdale sex attack boy 'could be 14-year-old'

A woman was sexually assaulted in Rochdale by a boy whom police believe could be as young as 14.

The 21-year-old victim managed to fight off the attacker who grabbed her in a subway at Manchester Road near the Asda store last Thursday night.

The attacker is described as Asian looking, 5ft 2ins (1.55m) tall and medium to small build.

Det Con Russ Clarke said: "This was a horrific and violent attack which has left the victim badly shaken."

It is believed the attacker followed the woman into the subway from Rochdale bus station.

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