POLICE have released CCTV images of two men they want to trace after a woman was raped in Tyldesley.

Officers were called to reports of concern for the welfare of a woman at a property in the Tyldesley area at around 1.27am on Tuesday, July 14.

A police spokesman said: "Officers attended and established that, in the early hours, the woman had met two men in the vicinity of Elliot Street.

"The men walked her home. She was later raped in her bedroom.

"The victim is being supported by specialist services.

"No arrests have been made. An investigation is underway."

In a statement Detective Inspector Neil Lawless, of GMP’s Wigan district, said: “Whilst the victim is being supported by specialist services, a thorough and fast paced investigation is underway.  

“As part of our enquiries, we would like to speak to the men shown in these CCTV images so I would appeal to them or anyone who can help us identify them to get in touch.  

“I would also like to use this opportunity to appeal to anyone else with information which may assist us with our investigation to contact us without hesitation.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 0161 856 7264 quoting 183 of 14/07/20 or the independent charity – Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.