Tyne & Wear

Newcastle 'rape' victim treated in hospital

A 23-year-old woman needed hospital treatment after being allegedly raped in Newcastle.

Police said the victim said she was attacked in the early hours of Saturday in Spittal Tongues.

After the assault she got a taxi to a hotel in Dean Street before going to hospital where she told staff what had happened, police said.

Officers are keen for the taxi driver and anyone who has any information about the incident to contact them.

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