Man charged over Manchester sex worker attacks

A man has been charged after four women working as prostitutes were sexually assaulted within a two-hour period.

The attacks took place in the Fairfield Street area of Manchester city centre between 20.30 GMT and 22.30 on Tuesday.

Thomas Hall, 33, of Mount Pleasant Street, Audenshaw, has been charged with five counts of rape, attempted rape, assault occasioning actual bodily harm and other sexual assaults.

Mr Hall is due to appear at Manchester City Magistrates' Court on Saturday.

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