Pair arrested in fake taxi rape probe

Police
Police

Two men have been arrested after a woman was raped in Wigan.

At around 12.10am on Monday May 2, a 30-year-old woman was picked up on Market Street, Hindley by a car which she believed to be a taxi.

She was then driven to an unknown location in the Platt Bridge area of Wigan where she was raped.

The incident was reported to police a short time later and the woman is being provided with support by specially trained officers.

Two men, aged 27 and 39, were arrested on suspicion of rape on Sunday May 8 and have been bailed until July 26 pending further enquiries.

The investigation is on-going.