Man charged with series of sex attacks

A man has been charged with carrying out a string of sex attacks against women.

Saturday, 20th January 2018, 11:08 am
Updated Saturday, 20th January 2018, 11:15 am
Fellgate Metro Station.

Officers arrested a suspect after a woman reported she had been sexually assaulted at Fellgate Metro Station, in Durham Drive, on Tuesday morning.

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Detectives believed the case was linked to three similar attacks last November in the Fellgate and Hebburn areas.

A 39-year-old South Tyneside man has now being charged with five counts of sexual assault and is expected in court soon.

Further details are expected to be released on Monday.