Manchester

Woman walking home from friend's raped in Manchester

A 22-year-old woman was raped while walking home from a friend's house in Manchester, police said.

She was attacked by a man who grabbed her and pushed her down an alleyway in Ladybarn Lane, Fallowfield, between 23:30 GMT and 00:17 GMT on Saturday.

Police said the woman has been left traumatised and is being supported by specially trained officers.

Officers have increased patrols in the area and have appealed for anyone with information to contact them.

The attacker is described as a black man, aged between 20 and 30 who was wearing a grey hoodie.

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