It has been described as one of the most horrifying attacks of its kind that Northumbria Police has dealt with.
A 15-year-old girl making her way home from a youth club was raped repeatedly for an hour and a half.
The man responsible, Abdul Miah from Newcastle, was jailed for 12 years today, May 10 and told he will spend the rest of his life on the sex offenders register.
Watch Kenny Toal's report here:
More top news
Emma Jesson brings you Saturday's forecast for the Tyne Tees region
People have gathered in the city centre to call upon the labour parliamentary party to accept what they Corbyn's 'democratic mandate'.
Officers were informed that the body of a man in his 60s had been found in a property in North Tyneside on Friday night.