Tyne & Wear

Man charged over Newcastle sex attack

A man has been charged in connection with a sex attack on a woman as she was walking home in Newcastle.

Police said the 19-year-old woman was assaulted in Rowantree Road, on Tyneside, in the early hours of Saturday.

The 24-year-old man, who is from Newcastle, was charged on Sunday with sexual assault, Northumbria Police said.

He is due to appear before the city's magistrates' court.

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