Man arrested after teenager raped in Elswick, Newcastle
- 23 December 2012
- From the section Tyne & Wear
A man has been arrested by detectives investigating the rape of a 15-year-old girl in Newcastle.
A 19-year-old is being questioned in connection with the incident which happened in Elswick on 18 December.
The girl was attacked and robbed on a grassed area between Park Close and Gloucester Terrace, police said.
Officers found a 4in wooden handled knife close to the scene and appealed for those with private CCTV to check for footage.