Tyne & Wear

Whitley Bay rape: Woman, 24, attacked in street.

A woman was pushed to the ground and raped in a North Tyneside street, police said.

The 24-year-old victim was attacked as she walked towards Oxford Street from Cambridge Avenue in Whitley Bay at about 10:20 GMT on Saturday.

The woman's attacker is described as white, aged about 30, 6ft tall, bald, with dark coloured eyes and was wearing a grey or white shirt.

Northumbria Police have appealed for any witnesses to come forward.

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