Tyne & Wear

Man arrested over rape allegation in Elswick, Newcastle

A man has been arrested in connection with the rape of a teenage girl in Newcastle.

The attack took place between 21:00 BST and 23:00 BST on Friday in the park off Farndale Road, Elswick.

The 36-year-old man has been arrested and bailed pending further inquiries by detectives.

A Northumbria Police spokesman said: "We have arrested someone and we are not looking for anyone else in relation to this attack."

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