Tyne & Wear

Spital Tongues rape attack: Man arrested

A man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a 23-year-old woman in Newcastle.

The victim was attacked at an address in the Spital Tongues area of the city in the early hours of Saturday.

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

A 24-year-old man has been arrested and bailed by Northumbria Police.

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