CCTV images released after teenager raped in Oldham

CCTV images have been released by Police as they investigate after a woman was raped in Oldham.

Sometime between 8pm and 9:30pm on Tuesday 5 May 2015, a 17-year-old girl met a male on the Metrolink as she travelled from Westwood to Freehold in Oldham.

The two left the tram together and walked into a nearby woodland area where the male raped the girl.

The offender is described as an approximately 5ft 5in tall, 17-25-year-old black male of skinny build with a shaved head.

An investigation has been launched and police are appealing for anybody with information to come forward.

Detective Inspector Lewis Hughes said: “I would like to appeal to anyone that was in the area around the time of the incident who may have seen something to please contact the police.

“The victim met her attacker whilst on the Metrolink so we hope there may have been other passengers who have seen them and could help us identify the offender.

“Please look carefully at the CCTV and contact police if you recognise the man.

“Specially trained officers are now on hand to offer the victim any support she needs.

Anybody with information should contact 0161 856 9080 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

 


 

A BOY has been arrested after a girl was raped in Oldham.

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion rape and remains in police custody for questioning

Sometime between 8pm and 9:30pm on Tuesday 5 May 2015, a 17-year-old girl met a male on the Metrolink as she travelled from Westwood to Freehold in Oldham.

The two left the tram together and walked into a nearby woodland area where the male raped the girl.

Anybody with information should contact 0161 856 9080 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

 

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