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Man arrested following Ashington rape

05 May 2017 10:11 AM

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Police investigating the rape of a teenager in Ashington have arrested a man.

The incident happened on Wednesday, April 26, between 6-7pm at the People’s Park in Ashington when a 16-year-old girl was attacked and rape.

Following enquiries a 24-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of rape and released pending further enquiries.

The investigation is continuing and anyone with information should contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 366 28417 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.