Teenager charged with male rape in Newcastle
A teenager has been charged with the rape of a man on Tyneside.
A 24-year-old man was attacked in a grassed area near Skinnerburn Road, directly under the Redheugh Bridge, in Newcastle early on 30 June.
Northumbria Police described it as a "horrific ordeal" for the victim.
Officers have charged a 16-year-old boy with rape and robbery and he will appear before North Tyneside Magistrates Court on Tuesday.