Woman raped in Newcastle

23 Aug 2016 00:00 AM

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Police investigating a reported rape in Newcastle are appealing for information.

In the early hours of Saturday, August 6, a woman was raped inside an address somewhere in the Gainsborough Grove / Sydney Grove area of Arthurs Hill.

Officers arrested three men in connection with the incident and they have been bailed pending further enquiries.

Detectives investigating the incident are appealing for a woman who helped the victim to come forward and contact them.

The woman, who was on a bike, helped the victim contact the police after finding her in a distressed state in Sydney Grove around 6:23am that morning (Sat Aug 6).

She left before police could get her details and officers are appealing for her to come forward and contact them as she may be able to help with enquiries.

Anyone with any information into the incident is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 306 06/08/16.

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