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Girl reportedly raped in Sunderland

Police are appealing for witnesses after reports that a 17-year-old girl was raped in Sunderland.

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Girl raped outside Sunderland bar

Detectives are keen for witnesses to get in touch. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
The alleged attack happened outside Arizona bar in Sunderland city centre. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

Police are appealing for witnesses after reports that a 17-year-old girl was raped in Sunderland this morning.

The alleged attack happened outside Arizona bar in the city centre at around 3.30am this morning (Sunday 11 May). Detectives are particularly keen to get in touch with a taxi driver in a red hatchback car. Any witnesses should get in touch with Northumbria Police.

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