Tyne & Wear

Woman, 20, raped in Newcastle in early hours

The area around Knoll Court Image copyright Google
Image caption The woman was attacked in a flat in Knoll Court, police said

A 20-year-old woman was raped on Tyneside in the early hours of the morning.

She was found distressed outside Knoll Court, in the Manors area of Newcastle, at about 03:00 BST.

The victim, who is receiving support from specialist officers, said she had been attacked inside a flat before fleeing.

Two men, both aged 18, are helping police with their inquiries, the Northumbria force said.

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