Police appeal for information after woman raped in Oldham

Police are appealing for information after a woman was raped in Oldham. 

GMP logoThe victim, who is in her 30s, got into a white five-door car on Middleton Road, near to the tram stop, about 10.55pm on Monday, 2 May 2016.

She was driven a short distance to Featherstall Road and then she was raped inside the car.

The offender is described as Asian, between 32 and 42, of stocky build and with a trimmed black beard and black shaved hair.

He was also thought to be wearing dark jogging bottoms.

Detective Constable Kate Dawson from Oldham CID for Greater Manchester Police said: “I understand that an incident of this nature can cause concern in the community and I would like to reassure residents we are doing everything in our power to find the man responsible.

“This would have been a traumatic incident for the victim and we commend her for reporting it to police.

“We are currently following enquiries and this is believed to be an isolated incident.”

Anyone who may have seen the victim getting into the car or has any information about the incident is urged to call police.

Information can be passed on by calling 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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