North Tyneside rape: Police arrest 39-year-old man

Police investigating the assault and rape of a woman in North Tyneside in the early hours of Friday, March 4, have made an arrest.

Sunday, 6th March 2016, 1:54 pm
Updated Sunday, 6th March 2016, 2:01 pm
Northumbria Police arrest man in rape inquiry.

A 39-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of rape today (Sunday, March 6) and remains in custody helping police with their investigation.

Inquiries are continuing and police have asked anyone with information to contact them on 101, quoting log number 476 of 04/03/16 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.