Police arrest man after report of rape in Sunderland

Northumbria Police have arrested a man after reports of a rape in Sunderland.
Northumbria Police have arrested a man after reports of a rape in Sunderland.

Police investigating reports of a rape in Sunderland say they have arrested a man.

Northumbria Police said they received a report of a rape, alleged to have taken place in Roker Avenue, shortly after 5.30am on Tuesday.

A spokeswoman said: "One man, aged 20, has been arrested in connection with the incident.

"Inquiries are ongoing. The arrested man has been released on police bail."