Tyne & Wear

Woman sexually assaulted in Newcastle

A 27-year-old woman has been seriously sexually assaulted in Newcastle.

Northumbria Police said officers were called to Barrack Road, near Leazes Park, at 01:52 GMT.

They said the woman was "extremely shaken and traumatised". Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

The offender is described as having a dark complexion, in his mid 30s and of medium build. He had stubble and spoke with a broken English accent.

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