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Man raped in centre of Manchester

A 30-year-old man was raped in Manchester city centre in the early hours of Wednesday.

The man got into a car in Bloom Street some time after 0200 GMT. He was taken to Echo Street where three other men got in the car and he was raped.

The men are described as Asian and aged between 30 and 40.

Det Sgt Alex Nicholson said: "Crimes of this nature are very rare." He urged anyone with any information to contact Greater Manchester Police.

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