Couple who helped North Tyneside assault victim sought
Police on North Tyneside are appealing for a couple who came to the aid of a woman who had been sexually assaulted to come forward.
The 24-year-old victim was walking alone in Whitley Road in Longbenton early on Saturday when she encountered a group of men and women.
An altercation took place and she was subjected to a sexual assault in a nearby grassed area.
Afterwards a man and woman in a white vehicle stopped to give her a lift.
Police want them to get in touch as it is believed they could have information helpful to the inquiry.