Woman assaulted inside car in Gateshead


Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted in Gateshead.

Around 5:30pm on Tuesday, April 5, a woman was assaulted by a man inside a silver Ford Focus parked in Ascot Crescent.

The woman got out of the car and took her child from the back seat before running from the car and seeking help from members of the public in Ascot Crescent.

Officers attended and arrested a 27-year-old man on suspicion of assault.

He is currently in police custody.

Enquiries are ongoing into the incident and anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 808 05/04/16.

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