Man arrested after a woman is raped in Rochdale

Date published: 03 September 2019

A 21-year old man has been arrested after a woman was raped in Rochdale in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday 3rd September).

Police were called to the subway on The Esplanade, shortly before 3.15am, to reports that a woman had been raped.

Officers attended and the 21-year-old man that was arrested on suspicion of rape remains in custody for questioning.

The woman who is undertsood to be in her 30's- is being supported by specially trained officers.

Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 4646, quoting incident number 277 of 03/09/19.

Reports can also be made anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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