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17th October 2013

Sex attack near student accommodation

A teenage girl has been the victim of a sex attack close to Trinity Court

A 19 year old girl has been the victim of a sex attack close to student accommodation.

Students woke to her screams at around 5.30 a.m. on 13th October.

 It is thought that the victim had been to a party at Trinity Court Halls, which contains a mixture of students from University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University and RNCM, as well as young professionals.

Her attacker is described as an Asian male in his 30s or 40s.

Police sealed off the area of Upper Cambridge Street in Hulme following the attack, and are continuing with their enquiries.

A Greater Manchester Police spokesman has urged anyone with information about the incident to contact them on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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