Boy sought over university campus attacks

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

Here are some of the key details in the incidents:

  • A 27-year-old was approached from behind and grabbed in Lloyd Street North at 6.15pm before she screamed and the offender ran off on Saturday September 21
  • The next incident followed in Oxford Road when a 21-year-old woman was approached by a boy who made lewd comments. She carried on walking on Moss Lane East and was sexually assaulted by her assailant who was described as a young Asian boy aged 12 who wore green jeans and glasses
  • The third attack took place at the Manchester Science Park in Lloyd Street South at about 2.15pm on Saturday October 5. A 32-year-old woman was approached by two young boys and sexually assaulted by one of them described as being Asian, 12 to 13 years old, of slim build, with a small frame

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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.