Manchester

Malcolm Layfield: Music teacher in rape arrest

A teacher has been arrested on suspicion of raping a student at a Manchester music school.

Professor Malcolm Layfield, 61, was arrested on suspicion of raping and indecently assaulting an 18-year-old woman between 1988 and 1999.

Mr Layfield was bailed until 18 February pending further inquiries.

Greater Manchester Police said the arrest was part of an investigation into historical allegations at Chetham's School of Music, Manchester.

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