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Manhunt underway after woman raped in graveyard

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A major police investigation is under way after a woman was raped in a church graveyard.

The victim is reported to have been attacked in the graveyard of St Mary’s Church in Cheadle village in the early hours of Monday morning.

Police officers have sealed the church and graveyard off while officers investigate the scene.

Greater Manchester Police are still confirming details of the attack.

St Mary’s church, on High Street, is right in the middle of Cheadle. It’s next to the White Hart Tavern, at the junction with Wilmslow Road.


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Man rushed to hospital after Cheadle hit and run

Map shows Cheadle High Street Credit: Google Maps

A man has been rushed to hospital after a hit and run at about 8pm Boxing Day on Cheadle High Street. Officers say the vehicle failed to stop.

He is said to have suffered severe head injuries and has been taken to Wythenshawe Hospital.

The road has been cordoned off and there is a large police presence.

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