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Man charged with rape of another man

The incident happened in an area near to the Boulevard cabaret club. Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

A man has been charged with two counts of rape following the rape of a man in Newcastle.

In the early hours of the morning of Tuesday 6 December, police received a report of a man having been raped in an area near to the Boulevard cabaret club.

Mohammed Amir from Tamworth Road in Newcastle has been charged in connection with the incident as well as a further report of rape, said to have taken place in Newcastle on July 31 this year.

The 29-year-old will appear at South East Northumberland Magistrates Court today.

Investigation launched after woman raped on Newcastle Quayside

Police are appealing for information after receiving a woman was raped in Newcastle.

The attack occurred between 9.45pm and 10.30pm on Friday night when a 25-year-old woman was attacked on the Quayside.

Officers believe she was walking along the Close, near to the Quayside bar, when she was dragged into an alley and raped.

Extra police officers are carrying out patrols in the area and speaking to local residents and business owners.


Man arrested after Newcastle rape

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Police investigating a rape that happened in Newcastle city centre in the early hours of Tuesday, October 27, have arrested a man, 27, on suspicion of rape. He remains in custody.

Officers are continuing their appeal for anyone with information to get in touch. Northumbria Police says anyone who was in the Saville Row area around 4.30am on Tuesday could have vital information that will help with the investigation.

Police release CCTV images in rape investigation

Police investigating a rape in Newcastle have released CCTV images of a man they want to identify.

The incident took place between 2.00am and 3.30am on Sunday, August 23.

The alleged victim was raped after leaving the O2 Academy on Westgate Road as she walked along the top of Pink Lane at the junction with Waterloo Street.

It is thought this man was in the area at the time of the attack and may be able to assist with enquiries Credit: Northumbria Polcie

Anyone who recognises the man pictured is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101, extension 69191, quoting reference 278 230815.

Police appeal after man raped in Sunderland

Northumbria Police has issued an appeal for information after a 23-year-old man was reportedly raped in Sunderland.

The incident took place in the early hours of the morning on Sunday September 13 in the Panns Bank area of the city centre.

The victim had his mobile phone, watch and wallet stolen.

Police are investigating the incident which is thought to have happened between the victim leaving a nightclub in Holmeside, in the early hours, and 5.30am on Sunday morning.

"There are properties nearby to where the incident happened and it may be that someone was in the area and saw something or has information that can help with our enquiries. We're working to identify who the offender is and would ask anyone who has information to come forward and speak to us.

"We will have additional officers in the area carrying out regular patrols and speaking to people. If anyone is concerned I would urge them to speak to an officer. We also have specialist officers working with the victim to offer him support at this time and this will continue throughout our investigation."

– Detective Inspector Dave Swinburne, Northumbria Police
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