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.
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