Rat bites Evolution revellers

The rat at the front of the main stage Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

At least two people were been bitten by a rat at the Evolution Festival in Newcastle.

An audience member and a security guard were bitten by the rodent that made its way into the crowds during Raleigh Randall's act.

He was forced to restart his performance after the rat was caught.

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Evolution Festival 2013

Revellers from across the region have been flocking to the annual Evolution Festival on the Quayside in Newcastle.