Teenage boy in court charged with attempted rape

A teenage boy has been charged with attempted rape and kidnapping offences.

The 16-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged with attempted rape, kidnap and kidnap with intent to commit a sexual offence.

He is due to appear at Manchester Youth Court today.

Police were called to reports of an attempted rape of a 43-year-old woman on Simonsway, Wythenshawe.

The incident took place on Wednesday, October 9.