Double rape in Newcastle

A 17-year-old girl was raped by two men in Newcastle after a night out.

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Northumbria Police Commissioner on double rape in Newcastle

Vera Baird, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria, has promised to take action if mistakes were made by police officers over the rape of a teenage girl.

A 17-year-old was raped by two men after a night out in Newcastle. Police officers spoke to her while she was with one of her attackers, told her to go home and then left her with the man - and the attack continued.

Police spoke to rape victim before attack in Newcastle

Police officers spoke to a 17-year-old girl and told her to go home, while she was with one of two men who raped her. The teenager had been thrown out of a club in Newcastle for being drunk. Officers spoke to the girl in Times Square but then left her with the man and the attack continued.

Chief Superintendent Gary Calvert said the girl and the man appeared to be together.

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