Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Police Search for Man after Attack

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Police Search for Man after Attack

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POLICE have released an image of a person they want to speak to after a man punched another man before attempting to rape him.

The victim, who is in his 20s, was walking on a path leading from Cottenham Lane to Mary Street, in Broughton, Salford, before being approached by a man. He was asked if he wanted to engage in sexual activity, which he declined.

The attacker then punched the victim several times before attempting to rape him. The victim managed to run away and report the incident to police.

The attack took place on Sunday, October 21, at around 1am. Greater Manchester Police have launched an investigation and have released an image of a man they want to speak to in connection with the incident.

Detective Constable David Prowse, from GMP's Salford division, said: "We have been offering our support to the victim since this awful attack occurred and we are doing everything we can to find the man responsible. …

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