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Girl raped by teenager she met in Newcastle park

Exhibition Park, Newcastle. Credit: ITV News

Police are investigating the alleged rape of a girl, aged 15, in Newcastle.

Northumbria Police said on Saturday that between 7.30pm and 10pm on Friday a girl had been socialising with a number of people near to the skate park in Exhibition Park.

She then left the area with a male member of the group, a teenager, whom she did not know.

She was then raped.

The man they are looking for is described as is described as slim with black hair and trimmed facial hair.

He was wearing black jogging bottoms and a dark Northface jacket with the hood up.

Investigations are continuing, and the police are asking anyone who was in the area at the time, and may have information about the incident, to get in touch.

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Coastguard confirms bodies found at bottom of cliffs

Huntcliff in Saltburn. Credit: ITV News

The Maritime & Coastguard Agency has confirmed that the bodies of two teenage boys, aged 17, were found at the bottom of cliffs at Saltburn, Teesside.

Cleveland Police say enquiries are continuing. Credit: ITV News

Cleveland Police said their officers were called just before 7pm on Friday evening to a report of a body at Huntcliff in Saltburn.

Officers and Coastguard colleagues attended the scene and found the bodies of two 17-year-old boys at the cliffs.

The Coastguards said the bodies were found at the bottom of cliffs, between the Ship Inn and a miniature railway line.

A spokesman told ITV News Tyne Tees that the teenagers had sustained serious injuries, and were winched from the scene by one of their helicopters.

It is not clear whether they had already been declared dead.

Police say enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances of exactly what happened.

Police investigation after two teens found dead on Teesside

Cleveland Police were called just before 7pm on Friday evening to a report of a body at Huntcliff in Saltburn.

Officers and Coastguard colleagues attended the scene and found the bodies of two 17-year-old boys at the cliffs.

Police say enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances of exactly what happened.

Huntcliff in Saltburn. Credit: ITV News

The families of the boys are being supported by specialist officers and our thoughts remain with them at this difficult time.

Any witnesses who may have been in the area of Huntcliff around the time of the incident are asked to contact Detective Sergeant Paul Hodgson from Cleveland Police Major Crime Team on the non-emergency number 101.

– Cleveland Police

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Man carrying suspected firearm arrested in Crook

A man seen walking with a suspected firearm has been arrested in Crook. Credit: Durham Constabulary

Police in County Durham have arrested a man after he was spotted with what was believed to be a firearm.

The man was seen carrying the weapon around Crook last night.

Police discovered it was an airsoft weapon - the type used in paintballing.

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