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Police renew rape appeal

Police investigating a rape in Whitley Bay are hoping a nationwide TV appeal will help trace the attacker.

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Police renew rape appeal

Police are renewing their appeal for information about a rape in Whitley Bay.

A 29-year old woman was assaulted in the rear lane of Esplanade Place near Zync Bar at around 3.45am on Sunday 16 October.

The victim was with a male friend when the attack happened. He was punched and she was raped.

A reconstruction of the incident and interviews will be shown on BBC's Crimewatch tonight to appeal for more information.

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