General Manchester Police (GMP) have launched an investigation after an 18-year-old woman was raped in Manchester city centre.
The attack took place shortly before 7am on Saturday 23 July, in the Piccadilly basin area.
The location is described as the top of a set of stairs leading to the canal path at the back of Jutland house.
Two men, both aged 18, have been charged with rape and remain in police custody.
Orlando Machado has been charged with two counts of rape and one count of sexual assault.
Ricardo Rodriques-Fortes-Gomes has been charged with two counts of rape.
Both men are to appear at Manchester Magistrates Court on Monday 25 July 2016.
Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Information from anyone in the area at the time the rape took place is vital in aiding the investigation.