Manchester

Man admits raping and robbing woman in Hyde home

A 31-year-old man has admitted raping and robbing a woman at her Greater Manchester home on New Year's Eve.

Colin Hollinshead, formerly of Market Street, Hyde, appeared before Manchester's Minshull Street Crown Court earlier.

The victim, in her 60s, was attacked at her Hyde home in the early hours of the morning and forced to hand over cash and jewellery.

Hollinshead will reappear at the court on 24 May for sentencing.

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