Police are appealing after a woman was raped in Cheadle.
Shortly before 1.40am today, Monday 23 January 2017, police were called to reports that a 32-year-old woman had been raped in a graveyard on High Street in Cheadle sometime between 12.10am and 12.25am.
Detective Inspector Julia Bowden, of GMPâ€™s Stockport Borough, said:
â€śMy thoughts are with the victim. She is being supported by our specially trained officers and is helping us with our investigation.
â€śAlthough in its early stages, a dedicated team are investigating this incident and are doing all that they can to find out what happened and find the person responsible.
â€śUnderstandably the community will be very concerned, but I would like to assure the public that we are taking this very seriously and our officers will be patrolling the area as our investigation continues.
â€śAnyone with any questions, concerns or information is encouraged to come and talk to us.â€ť
Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 9770 or via 101 quoting the reference number 107 of 23/01/17, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.