Tyne & Wear

Newcastle city centre rapist sought

Police are carrying out an investigation after a woman was raped in Newcastle city centre.

The 33-year-old was attacked in a street next to the Powerhouse nightclub, close to Westmorland Road, early on Sunday.

Northumbria Police is carrying out additional patrols in the area.

The force is also asking anyone who was in the area overnight in the early hours of Sunday to get in touch, as they might have important information.

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