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Police release image after Newcastle rape

Officers want to speak to this man Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Northumbria Police has released a picture of a man they need to trace after a rape in Newcastle.

A 19 year old woman was attacked at an address in Newcastle on Wednesday, September 24, between 12.30 and 1am. She'd met the man earlier at Digital Night Club in the city centre.

Police investigating the incident have released this image of a man they need to identify and speak to . They believe he may have information that could help with their enquiries.


Man rescued from River in Durham

A 69 year old man has been pulled from the River Wear in Durham.

Durham Police, fire and ambulance crews were called to the riverbank near Knightsgate Bridge at 8.25 am.

It appears the man had suffered a medical condition and fallen down the bank into the water.

He was rescued by members of the public and emergency crews and taken to hospital in a serious condition.

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