Tyne & Wear

Man arrested on suspicion of Newcastle rape

A 19-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of raping a woman in Newcastle on Tuesday.

The man is being questioned by detectives after the attack in the Scotswood Road area of the city.

The woman was walking near Newcastle College's car park when she was approached by a man who took her into bushes and raped her, Northumbria Police said.

Officers had released a description of a man they wanted to trace.

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