Manchester

Hyde rape: Man in court accused of rape attack

A man has appeared in court accused of raping a woman who was attacked at a house in Greater Manchester.

Police said the victim, a woman in her 20s, was attacked at an address in Hyde on 27 December.

Mark Paul Harrop, of no fixed address, appeared before Tameside magistrates charged with rape, an assault offence and breaching an order imposed by a court.

His next hearing is at Manchester Crown Court Minshull Street on 24 January.

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