Police Continue Appeal After Newcastle Serious Sex Assault


Police in Newcastle continue to appeal for information following a serious sexual assault on a 19-year-old woman in the early hours of Saturday 20 July.

The incident occurred in the Down Road/Beach Avenue area. Officers are seeking assistance in identifying a male seen in the area at the time. He is believed to be aged in his late teens, about 5ft 10ins tall and of medium build. He had medium-length hair and was wearing dark blue jeans and a light-coloured T-shirt. Anyone who was in the area and has information about the incident, or the male, is asked to call the Rape Crime Unit on 028 9070 0305. Information can also be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.