Manchester

Boy, 15, arrested over rape attack in Rochdale

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of raping an elderly woman who was attacked in Rochdale.

Police said the woman was attacked in the bedroom of her property at a sheltered housing complex.

The teenager, who is said to come from the town, is currently being questioned by police.

A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said the victim was being supported by specially trained officers.

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