Tyne & Wear

Man charged with rape in Newcastle city centre

A man has been charged with raping another man in Newcastle.

It allegedly happened in an area near Boulevard, a cabaret venue in the city centre, at 01:38 BST on Tuesday.

A 29-year-old man from Newcastle has been charged with two counts of rape. A trial is set to be held at Newcastle Crown Court on 5 January.

Northumbria Police said the second charge was in relation to an incident that happened on 31 July.

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