Man held over Sunderland rape

An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of rape in Sunderland.

The incident involved a 21-year-old woman and happened in the early hours of Friday in the car park between Stockton Road and Tunstall Terrace in the city centre.

Police believe there may have been a number of cars parked in the car park at the time and are appealing for witnesses.

The 18-year-old man remains in police custody.

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