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Man rapes woman at knife point in her home

A woman has been raped at knife point at her home in Old Trafford.

At around 7:30pm last night and unknown man forced his way into the 22 year old's home and held the knife to her face before raping and robbing her.

The offender is described as white, aged somewhere in his 20’s to 30’s and of medium build with dark hair. He spoke with a local accent and was wearing a dark hooded top or coat with dark coloured bottoms.

“This is an absolutely shocking incident and one that is sure to cause much concern to anybody who hears about what has happened. We have increased patrols to provide reassurance to the local community and carry out further enquiries.

“This man forced his way into the address and subjected his victim to a brutal and terrifying rape. We have a team of specially trained officers working to investigate and providing her with support at this difficult time.

– Detective Inspector Carl Gilbert


Man who has heart attack at Old Trafford is looking for the man who saved him

A man who had a heart attack after the Manchester United and Burnley match is looking for the man who saved his life.

Manchester United posted this video on its Twitter account early today.


Man Utd security boss: 'I have to take full responsibility'

Christopher Reid Credit: ITV Granada

Christopher Reid, the managing director of Security Search Management & Solutions Ltd, which left behind a dummy bomb which sparked a terror alert at Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium on Sunday, said:

"The mistake is entirely mine, I have to take full responsibility."

– Christopher Reid

The security boss of the firm that accidentally left a dummy device in a toilet at Manchester United's Old Trafford football ground has told waiting reporters that he's "gutted" about the incident.

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