Schoolgirl rape: Man charged

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A TWENTY-six-year-old man has been charged following the rape of a 13-year-old girl in Wigan.

Paul Fenner of Hope Street, Astley, is due before Wigan magistrates’ court on Monday, June 24.

Officers were called at around 9.15am on Tuesday, June 18, following a report that a teenage girl had been raped in the Merlewood Drive area of Astley.