Rape investigation: do you recognise this man?

Date published: 10 August 2020

Do you recognise this man?

Officers investigating the rape of a 14-year-old girl in Manchester city centre last month have released an image of a man they wish to speak to in relation to the incident.

Shortly after 6.50pm on Saturday, July 11, 2020, police were called to a report of a rape on the canal tow path near to Dale Street in Manchester.

Enquiries have established that the girl and her friends were approached by a group of men close to the scene at around 5.15pm, before the man raped her.

The girl and her family are being supported by specialist officers and external partner agencies.

Anyone with any information about the incident or the identity of the man pictured should call police on 0161 856 4409 quoting incident number 2493 of 11/07/2020.

Details can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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