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Police release CCTV of man they would like to speak with after teen raped in Manchester

Police have released an image of a man they would like to speak with in connection with the incident. Credit: GMP

Detectives have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak with in connection with the rape of an 18-year-old woman.

It's believed to have happened in the Bailey's Wood area in Blackley, North Manchester, at around 9.15pm on Saturday July 20.

Specially trained officers are continuing to provide support to the woman.

No arrests have been made.

Detective Constable Karen Benson, of GMP’s City of Manchester division, said:

No one should be subjected to such a terrifying attack, and we have been carrying out numerous enquiries since this incident to find the person responsible.

“We are now appealing for the public’s help in identifying the person in this photo as we want to speak to him in connection with what happened. Please get in touch if you think you might know him.”

– Detective Constable Karen Benson

Anybody with information about the incident should contact police on 0161 856 1146, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.