A 44-year-old male from the Stretford area has been arrested on suspicion of rape in Old Trafford.
The arrest is in relation to a rape that took place in the early hours of April 4, where a 44-year-old woman was walking along Chester Road, she asked a male if he had a cigarette, they both then headed towards Old Trafford Metrolink station.
The male whilst walking with the woman on Warwick Road asked her to come with him to a car park at Warwick House, she refused he then dragged her to the car park where he raped her.
Detective Inspector Carl Gilbert of GMP’s Trafford borough said: “This has been a fast moving investigation and earlier today we arrested a man in the Stretford area on suspicion of rape.
“He will be questioned by detectives later today, however our investigation does not stop and we are continuing to carry out significant enquires as we move forward.
“I would continue to ask anybody who believes they may have information that can help us to please come forward.”
Anybody with information should contact police on 101, quoting incident number 851 of 04/04/17 or anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.