GMP Detectives charge a 36-year-old man in connection with serious sexual assault in Clayton
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On Saturday 17 December 2022, a 76-year-old female resident at a care home in Clayton had disclosed she had been the victim of a serious sexual offence.
The victim was taken to hospital and supported by specialist GMP officers and support services.
Stanley Ekhator (27/08/1986) of Aldermoor Close, Manchester was charged on Saturday 14 January 2023 with two offences in relation to this report.
Ekhator was remanded in custody and appeared at Manchester Magistrates Court on Monday 16 January 2023, where he was further remanded into custody until February 2023.
Detective Inspector Claire Moss of GMP’s City of Manchester North district said: "Firstly, I would like to reassure members of the local community that the victim of this horrific incident is being cared for and supported by specialist officers and organisations to ensure she is fully supported.
"This incident will have understandably caused distress to the care home residents and their families, staff, and wider community.
"I would like to reassure the community that this type of incident is very rare, and we have been working closely with our partner agencies to ensure the safety and security of the residents."
If you or someone you know has been a victim of rape or sexual assault, we encourage you not to suffer in silence and report it to the police by calling 101 or 999 in an emergency.
You can also report information and crimes on our website (www.gmp.police.uk) using the 'report' tool.
Alternatively, you can report information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
There are also lots of organisations and support agencies available across Greater Manchester that can help and provide support for you.
For more information on rape and serious sexual assault and the support services available to you, please visit our support pages.
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