Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Police in Hunt for Historic Attacker

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Police in Hunt for Historic Attacker

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Byline: Sophie Doughty Crime Reporter sophie.doughty@ncjmedia.co.uk

THIS is the man police are hunting over a rape that happened 13 years ago.

The victim, now 46, was attacked in an underpass in Ashington, at around 11pm on Sunday, July 28, 2002. But she only reported the rape to police in October last year.

Detectives probing the attack, which happened beneath the A189 between North Seaton Road and South Side, have now produced two e-fit images of a man they need to trace. One of how the attacker looked in 2002, and one of how he is believed to look now.

Det Insp Don Gibson, of Northumbria Police said: "We'd ask people to take a look at the images and see if this fits a description of someone they know. The incident happened more than 10 years ago so it is likely the man has aged, so we have produced two e-fits - one of how it's thought he looked at the time and one of how he may look now. …

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