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Man charged with rape

09 Apr 2014 13:53 PM

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A man has been charged as part of Operation Sanctuary.

Spencer Andrew Barella, 20, of the Silksworth area, Sunderland has been charged with rape.

He appeared at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court on Saturday, April 5, and has been bailed to appear at Newcastle Crown Court on Thursday, April 17.

This brings the total number of charges under Operation Sanctuary to 11.

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