Rape in Ashington

05 Jul 2017 16:00 PM

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Police have launched an investigation following a rape in Ashington this morning.

At around 1.50am today (Wednesday) police received a report that a woman had been raped at an address in the North Seaton area of Ashington.

DCI Helen Anderson said: "The victim is our utmost priority and our specialist officers are working closely with her to offer all the support she needs. While we are treating this as an isolated incident we do have officers on patrol in the area to reassure the public.”

Anyone with information that may help the investigation should contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 55 050717 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.