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Police appeal after rape in Jarrow

16 Feb 2015 13:17 PM

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Police are appealing for information after a rape in Jarrow.

At 8:26pm on Saturday, February 14, police received a report that a 28-year-old woman had been raped in a rear lane in Station Street.

A 53-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and has been bailed pending further enquiries.

Officers are carrying out extra patrols in the area to provide a visible policing presence and reassure residents and enquiries are ongoing into the incident.

Detectives are appealing for anyone who was in Station Street, particularly in the area near to New Palmer Hospital, on Saturday evening or has any information that could help with the investigation to contact them on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference number 1226 140215.