Tyne & Wear

Woman raped in Newcastle city centre attack

A woman has been raped in Newcastle city centre.

The woman, in her 20s, was attacked in the smoking area between the Perdu bar on Collingwood Street and Blackie Boy on Groat Market at about 04:50 BST.

Northumbria Police said they were studying CCTV images as part of their investigation.

Temporary Superintendent Bruce Storey, of Newcastle Area Command, said: "We're doing everything possible to establish exactly what has happened."

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