Tees

Arrest after woman raped at Redcar bridge

A woman has been raped on Teesside, police say.

The victim, who is aged in her 20s, was attacked at the bottom of a bridge near France Street and Charles Street in Redcar at about 22:15 BST on Wednesday.

She is being supported by specialist officers, and cordons have been put in place in the surrounding area while detectives carry out their inquiries.

A 55-year-old man arrested on suspicion of rape has been given unconditional bail.

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