Tyne & Wear

Newcastle sex attacker posed as taxi driver

A woman was sexually assaulted after getting into what she thought was a taxi in Newcastle.

The 35-year-old got in the navy blue car near the Quilted Camel nightclub on the city's Quayside shortly before 02:00 BST on Sunday.

Police said the driver stopped the car in the Shiremoor area, where he sexually assaulted the woman.

Police described the driver as Asian, aged about 40, with dark hair. He was wearing a black jacket and jeans.

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