Man Charged Over Crumpsall Rape

A man has been charged over the rape of a woman at knifepoint in her Crumpsall home.

The 23-year-old was charged with five offences of rape and aggravated burglary. He is due to appear before Manchester City Magistrates Court today.

The attack happened on Parkhill Avenue at about 3.30am on Sunday 15 May 2011.

The woman had gone to sleep in her bedroom but was awoken to be confronted by a stranger standing over her bed brandishing a knife. The man then raped her and left the house.