Detectives have identified thirty women they want to trace as part of Operation Sanctuary, the investigation into the sexual abuse of teenage girls and young women on Tyneside.
25 men and two women have been arrested this week after a series of raids across Newcastle, Gateshead and South Tyneside.
Frances Read reports.
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Mainly dry but rather cloudy to start this week. More unsettled by the end of the day Wednesday - stronger winds and showery rain
Many areas dry over the next few days with variable cloud and cooler airflow
A dry day with bright or sunny spells. Rain comes through overnight into Sunday morning, before drier yet fresher weather develops