Man arrested after rape in Sunderland city centre

Derwent Street, Sunderland
Derwent Street, Sunderland
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A man has been arrested after a woman was raped in the city centre.

The incident took place in the early hours of Tuesday, October 20, after the 20-year-old woman left the Port of Call pub, in Park Lane and walked along Derwent Street.

Detectives investigating the offence have arrested a 26-year-old man. He has been bailed pending further inquiries.

Officers are appealing for witnesses, anyone with information should contact police on 101, extension 69191, quoting log number 353 of 20/10/15 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

The incident took place in the early hours of Tuesday, October 20, after the 20-year-old woman left the Port of Call pub, in Park Lane and walked along Derwent Street.

Detectives investigating the offence have arrested a 26-year-old man. He has been bailed pending further inquiries.

Officers are appealing for witnesses, anyone with information should contact police on 101, extension 69191, quoting log number 353 of 20/10/15 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.