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Four boys aged between 12 and 14 have been arrested on suspicion of rape.

The suspects, who’re aged 12, 13, and two 14-year-olds, are in police custody arrested on suspicion of the offence in a carpark of Morrisons in Rochdale.

Their arrests got here after officers had been referred to as at about 6pm on Saturday to stories of a rape on Kingsway, in Newbold, Greater Manchester Police stated.

A police forensic tent was erected within the automotive park and there may be an elevated police presence within the space.

The sufferer is at present being supported by specialist officers and against the law scene stays in place as officers proceed their investigation.

The incident has left individuals who lived close to the grocery store in shock, stories Manchester Evening News.

Lynn Davies, who lives by the cordon, informed the newspaper: “I knew something had happened.

“The police came last night knocking on to ask if we had seen anything. It makes my skin crawl.

“It’s bad enough when it’s an adult, but children?”

John Hogkinson, 80, who additionally lives immediately subsequent to the crime scene, stated: “The police got here however we didn’t hear something. We had been shocked as a result of it’s so quiet round right here.”

He added it was “terrible”.

A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police told Manchester Evening News: “At round 6pm on Saturday, February 10, officers had been referred to as to stories of a rape in Newbold, Rochdale.

“Four boys aged 12, 13, 14 and 14 have been arrested on suspicion of rape and remain in police custody.

“The sufferer is at present being supported by specialist officers.

“A scene remains in place as officers continue their investigation.”

A spokesman for Morrisons declined to remark when approached by the Manchester Evening News. has approached Greater Manchester Police for remark.

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