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31st Jan 2022

Greater Manchester Police granted additional time to interview man held on suspicion of rape

Reuben Pinder

The suspect was arrested on Sunday

CW: Rape, assault

Greater Manchester Police detectives have been granted additional time to speak to a man in his 20s who is being held on suspicion of rape and assault of a woman.

A statement from the police force on Monday afternoon added: “The suspect was arrested yesterday (Sunday 30 January) afternoon and remains in custody.

“Enquiries are ongoing and the victim is being offered specialist support.

“We remind people to avoid any commentary or sharing of images that could compromise the victim’s right to lifelong anonymity, or risk prejudicing a live investigation with active proceedings.”

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