A 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.