Northumbria Police – UPDATE

–  This is an update in relation to an alleged rape that was reported to have happened in Ponteland on Thursday, August 27. The allegation has been withdrawn and police are no longer investigating this incident as a rape.

A police spokesperson said “We take any allegations of rape very seriously and they are all fully investigated. We would urge anyone who believes they have been a victim of any sexual offence to talk to police, a support agency or someone you trust.

“The man arrested had no connection to the incident and will face no further action. Specially trained officers continue to support those involved in the incident.”

 

 
 

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