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Coronation Street spoilers: First look at harrowing male rape storyline as Josh targets David Platt

David is in danger as Josh targets him in Coronation Street

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This is the build up to a terrifying and traumatic experience for David Platt, as he becomes the victim of a sexual assault in Coronation Street’s upcoming male rape storyline. David will be on a night out with newcomer Josh, played by Ryan Clayton, when his drink is drugged and he then wakes up the next morning to discover he has been attacked. 

The distressing subject matter will be highlighted by the show, which has an audience of over 9 million, therefore giving it a strong platform to tackle real life issues and raise awareness. While male… Read the full story