Teenager raped in attack by man and two women

www.Physinews.com: A teenager was robbed, held down and raped by
a man and two women in Manchester city
centre, police say.
The female victim, aged 18, was approached
and thrown to the ground in Major Street
towards the city's Gay Village area.


The male and one of the women held the victim
down while the second woman robbed her.

The male offender then raped the teenager
before all three ran from the scene.
Detectives are appealing for witnesses to the
attack, between 2am and 3am on Wednesday,
to contact them.

Detective Inspector Dave Moores said: "This
was a horrendous attack on a young woman
which has, understandably, left her extremely
distressed.

"We are providing her with support from
specially-trained officers and have launched a
full investigation."

The first woman, who helped restrain the victim
during the robbery, is described as about 18, of
mixed race and of scrawny build.
She had her hair tied up in a ponytail
and spoke with a local accent.

The second woman, who committed the
robbery, is described as mixed race, and in
her early 20s.

She had her hair in a messy ponytail. She also
spoke with a local accent.

The man is described as white, in his early 20s,
slim and with a clean-shaven face. He was
wearing sports clothing.