Police increase patrols in Bolton to stop a man, aged 22, from being raped in his bedroom by a male sex victim.

  • Greater Manchester Police call for witnesses in attack at 3.30am yesterday
  • According to police, Victim was approached on Nelson Square by an unknown man. 
  • After that, he walked a short distance to Back Mawdsley Street, where the victim was raped. 

Police have appealed for help after an attack on a man by a male sexual attacker. 

According to Greater Manchester Police, the 22-year old was attacked in Bolton Town Centre on Sunday at 3.30 AM.

Officers say that the victim was approached in Nelson Square by another man. 

The two walked the short distance until they reached Back Mawdsley Street, where the attack occurred.

The 22-year-old was attacked at around 3.30am on Sunday in Back Mawdsley Street, Bolton (pictured)

At 3.30 am on Sunday, the 22-year old was attacked in Bolton’s Back Mawdsley Street (pictured). 

There have been no arrests, and the police appeal for anyone who may be able to help them.

GMP spokeswoman said, “At 3.30 a.m. this morning (Sunday 7, November 2021), police received reports that there had been a rape at Back Mawdsely Street in Bolton.”

“Enquiries revealed that the victim, a 22-year-old man, was approached by an unknown man in Nelson Square. He walked to Back Mawdsley Street with the victim and proceeded to sexually assault him.

“No arrests were made, and inquiries are continuing.”

GMP’s Bolton Division Detective Sergeant Dominic Beaver said: “This is an extremely shocking and horrendous incident, and the victim is receiving assistance from specialists officers.

“We will continue to investigate all avenues of inquiry to find the person responsible for this crime and bring him to justice. While our investigations are continuing, we have intensified patrols.

“If you were in the vicinity at that time, and saw any suspicious activity or have information regarding this rape please contact the police immediately.”

  • For any additional information call police at 0161 856 565757 and quote incident 568 from 7/11/21.