Levenshulme rape: 12-year-old girl sexually assaulted in Manchester park

Park sealed off as forensic teams search area

Samuel Osborne@SamuelOsborne93
Friday 02 September 2016 13:53
Police were called to Crowcroft Park in Levenshulme, Manchester, around 11.20pm on Thursday night, 1 September
Police were called to Crowcroft Park in Levenshulme, Manchester, around 11.20pm on Thursday night, 1 September

A 12-year-old girl has been raped in a park in Manchester, police have said.

Police were called to Crowcroft Park in Levenshulme around 11.20pm on Thursday night, after reports of "concern for a teenage girl".

On arrival, officers discovered the young girl had been raped, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said.

The park, in south Manchester, has been sealed off.

Two police tents have been erected over a grassed area in one corner and forensic teams were searching the area.

A GMP spokesperson said: “On arrival officers discovered that a 12-year-old girl had been raped.”

“Police are currently at the scene carrying out enquiries."

Anyone with any information about the incident should call police on 101 quoting incident number 2260 of September 1.​