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Two charged with rape of boy in Manchester Debenhams

Debenhams on Market Street in Manchester
The attack took place in Manchester's Debenhams store

Two men have been charged with rape following an assault on a boy in a Manchester department store.

Alex Wilson-Fletcher, 41, of Oldham Street, Manchester, and Abdelkader El-Janabi, 55, of Artillery Court, Ardwick, are both accused of two counts of rape and one of sexual touching.

The charges follow an attack on a 14-year-old boy in Debenhams on Manchester's Market Street in June.

Both men will appear before Manchester Magistrates Court on 11 October.

The men are alleged to have first approached the boy in the toilets of the city's Arndale Centre on 2 June before leading him to Debenhams.

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