Pensioner charged with rape

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A WIGAN pensioner has been charged with the rape of an 11-year-old boy.

John Richard Ferrier, 69, of Ormskirk Road, Wigan, has been charged with rape and possession of a bladed article.

He is due to appear at Manchester City Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, May 22.

At around 4.50pm on Thursday, October 17, 2013, police received a report that an 11-year-old boy had been approached by a man in the toilets at Manchester Arndale and raped him.