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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.

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