A 24-year-old man arrested on suspicion of rape has been bailed pending further enquiries as police continue to investigate the rape of a child in Heywood on Monday evening.

The attack happened on Balmoral Close around 7.45. Specialist officers are supporting the girl and her family.

Enquiries remain ongoing.

Detective Inspector David Crewe, of GMP’s Rochdale division, said: “This is a horrendous incident and we have specialist officers who are supporting the girl and her family throughout this difficult ordeal.

“Although a man has been arrested and bailed pending further enquiries, police are still actively investigating to uncover the full circumstances surrounding this crime and enquiries remain ongoing.

“If anyone has any information at all that could help police with their investigation, please do not hesitate to get in touch as soon as possible.”


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