Man arrested in connection with rape investigation

01 Jul 2017 08:28 AM

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Police investigating a rape in Ashington have arrested a man. 

The incident happened in the early hours of Thursday, June 29, in the Langdale Crescent area of the town. 

Last night a 20-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of rape and is currently in police custody. 

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses and anyone with information should contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 970 290617 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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