Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Shocked MP Says 'There Is a Huge Amount of Anger in Town'

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Shocked MP Says 'There Is a Huge Amount of Anger in Town'

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ROCHDALE'S MP has led widespread condemnation over the horrifying rape of a 90-year-old woman.

Simon Danczuk said the Falinge and Spotland communities were 'sickened to the core' and called on the town to unite to help police catch the rapist.

The Labour MP said: "Local people are struggling to comprehend how anyone could do this. Our heart goes out to the victim.

She must have gone through hell.

"There is a real sense of shock and horror in the community and the police need to do everything possible to catch this sick individual. But they need the help of the community and people must stand up and be counted.

"Someone will know something that can help the police and I would urge them to search their conscience and pass that information on."

Mr Danczuk said sex abuse had left 'painful scars' on Rochdale in recent years, but added: "We are determined to confront this crime and make sure anyone connected to this type of activity is jailed.

"There is a huge amount of anger across the town and we need to unite to help ensure that criminals like this have no place to hide. …

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