Tyne & Wear

Teenage girl raped near city centre hotel

A teenage girl has been raped next to the car park of a city centre hotel in Newcastle.

The incident happened at about 05:00 BST on Sunday in the rear lane of the old Assembly Rooms, next to the entrance of the Newgate Hotel car park.

Police said the teenager was found on Fenkle Street a short time later by a group who were passing by.

The man is described as 5ft 9in tall and in his 20s. He was wearing a dark zip-up top.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Northumbria Police.

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