Woman raped in Newcastle's Westgate Road area

A 26-year-old woman has been raped in Newcastle.

The attack happened some time between 23:00 BST on Friday and 04:00 on Saturday in the Westgate Road area, near the bowling alley, police said.

The attacker is described as being in his 20s or 30s, white, about 5ft 8ins (1.7m) tall with a thin build.

He had dark brown or black hair and stubble, and was wearing a pale short-sleeved T-shirt, jeans and trainers, Northumbria Police said.

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