Wythenshawe man appears in court charged with city centre rape

14713600_1358214874218957_3712206343258111639_nA Wythenshawe man has been charged after a woman was raped and a man was robbed in Manchester city centre. 

Peter Timmins, aged 28, of Padworth Walk in Wythenshawe has been charged with two counts of rape and an attempted robbery on a woman. He was further charged with one count of robbery against a man.

He appeared at Manchester Magistrates’ Court and has been remanded in custody to appear at Manchester Crown Court, Crown Square on Monday 5 November 2018.

At around 3.15am on Sunday 7 October police received a report that a man had been robbed on a walkway off Travis Street.

Around 30 minutes later police received a further report that a woman was raped earlier in the same walkway.

An investigation was launched immediately.

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