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Woman raped in Sunderland

10 Apr 2016 22:00 PM

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UPDATE:

Sunday, April 10, 2016 11pm

Police investigating a rape in Sunderland have spoken to two males in connection with the incident

Early this morning a woman was raped in Sunderland after getting into a car in Derwent Street. She believed the vehicle was a taxi.

Both males, aged 18, attended a police station as voluntary attenders earlier this evening.

Enquiries are on-going and police are continuing to appeal for information.

Extra officers will continue to carry out regular patrols in the area to offer reassurance to the local community and anyone concerned can speak to an officer.

An witnesses should ring Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 318 100416 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 

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