Tyne & Wear

Woman raped in South Tyneside after going to party

A woman has been raped after going to a party in South Tyneside.

It is thought the 19-year-old was raped in South Shields on Thursday evening after going to a party in the area. She contacted police at 23:05 GMT.

Officers said they were still trying to find out exactly where the party was and where rape took place.

They appealed to the public for information and said specially trained officers were working to support the victim.

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