Woman raped outside Royal British Legion

The victim was attacked outside the Royal British Legion in Levenshulme Credit: ITV

A woman has been raped outside the Royal British Legion in Levenshulme, Manchester.

The victim, in her 40s, was dragged into the Legion's car park as she walked home in the early hours of Sunday 7 July.

She was approached by a man on Ross Avenue at around 2am. He walked with her for a short time, then grabbed her and attacked.

The rapist was black, in his 30s, 5ft 8in tall and slim. He wore glasses.

Detective Sergeant Claire Phythian based at Harpurhey Police Station said: “The man started a conversation with the victim and walked with her before dragging her into a secluded area. As you can imagine, the victim has been left terribly shaken."