Manchester

Boy, 15, charged over sex attack in Rochdale

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with sexual assault after an elderly woman was attacked in Rochdale.

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

The teenager from Norden, who cannot be named for legal reasons, will appear before magistrates in Bury later.

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

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