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Manchester alley rape: CCTV image of suspect released

Man on Back Piccadilly Image copyright GMP
Image caption Police said the victim had been subjected to an "awful and traumatic" attack

A CCTV image of a man wanted in connection with the rape of a woman in Manchester city centre has been released by police.

The 23-year-old woman was attacked while walking in an alleyway off Back Piccadilly at about 01:30 BST on Sunday.

Her attacker ran off when her friend came to help after hearing her screams.

Det Insp Estelle Mathieson said the victim had been subjected to an "awful and traumatic" attack.

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