Man charged with rape in Manchester

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A man's been charged with raping a woman in Manchester city centre.

It comes after a 22-year-old woman was walking along Liverpool Road and onto Water Street when she was approached by a man as she walked under a railway bridge.

22 year old Haiekel Miguel Dasilva Tchicalo from Nancy Street in Manchester will appear before Manchester and Salford Magistrates' Court tomorrow (Monday).

Police say the victim is being given support from specially trained officers.