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Detectives investigating a sexual offence in Manchester City Centre have released an e-fit of man they want to speak with.

At around 5:20am on Monday 31 January 2022, police received a report that a man had been raped by another man off London Road.

E-fit image of the man detectives want to speak to

Enquiries have established it happened between 4am and 5am in a fire exit within an underpass near a hotel.

DC Annabel Lewis, of GMP’s City of Manchester division, said: “The victim was walking home from work when this incident happened. Specialist services are now on hand to provide him with support.

“Since the offence was reported, we have completed extensive enquiries and the victim has been able to produce an e-fit of the male, which we are releasing today.

“I would also like to use this opportunity to appeal to anyone with other information they think may assist us with our investigation to share it with Longsight CID directly or anonymously via Crimestoppers.”

Anyone with information should contact Greater Manchester Police quoting incident 368 of 31/01/22 on 0161 856 4409 or http://www.gmp.police.uk. Information can also be shared anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.