Tyne & Wear

Man arrested after woman attacked and raped in North Tyneside

A man has been arrested after a woman was attacked and raped in North Tyneside.

The 27-year-old, who had been out with friends, left the South Parade area of the town after 02:00 GMT on Friday with a man she had not met before.

The pair then went to an address in the Willington Quay area, where she was assaulted and raped.

Northumbria Police said a 39-year-old man had been arrested on suspicion of rape and remains in custody.

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