Sex attack suspects released

Two teenage boys arrested in connection with a number of sex attacks around a university campus have been released. Police previously released an evofit image of a suspect who they said could be as young as 12.

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12-year-old boy sought over sex attacks in Manchester

A boy aged just 12 may be responsible for a string of sex attacks around a university campus, police said.

Evofit image issued by Greater Manchester Police of a boy aged just 12, who may be responsible for a string of sex attacks. Credit: Greater Manchester Police/PA

Greater Manchester Police are linking the assaults which have taken place in the last month near The University of Manchester and have released an evofit image of the young offender which they said made the incidents "even more shocking".

The first two attacks took place within 15 minutes of each other on Saturday September 21.

Anyone with information should phone police on 0161 856 4223 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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