Tyne & Wear

Man arrested after woman raped in Seaton Burn hotel

A 31-year-old man has been arrested after a woman was raped at a hotel, police have said.

The woman was attacked between 03:00 and 06:00 GMT on Sunday 10 November in a room at the Holiday Inn in Seaton Burn.

The offender is described as Asian and is thought to have been wearing a dark body warmer and a cream jumper.

Northumbria Police said the woman had been on a night out in Newcastle city centre before the attack.

Det Insp Paul Race said: "She became separated from her friends and joined another group who invited her to a party at the Holiday Inn.

"We have a team of detectives investigating and specialist officers are speaking with the victim to offer her the help and support she needs."

Police have appealed for anyone with information about the incident to come forward.

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