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A reward of £3000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible for a serious sexual assault on a woman three years ago.
Stephanie Hewson was approached by a man in Whitley Bay in 2009. He dragged her into the rear lane of Beach Avenue and sexually assaulted her.
Miss Hewson, who was 23 at the time, had been walking alone towards Park Avenue around 2.30am on Sunday 2 August 2009. Police found her with serious facial injuries and broken nose.
The man is described as a white, in his mid-to-late 20s with short hair. He was wearing a blue short sleeved T-shirt, dark jeans and white trainers.
Anyone with information can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through an online form on the Crimestoppers website.
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Stephanie Hewson, from North Tyneside, was the victim of a violent sexual assault in Whitley Bay in 2009.