All 27 major trauma centres in England have been told to prepare staff for a potential terrorist attack ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend
Woman Raped In North Tyneside
A woman who was pushed to the ground and raped in North Tyneside is being supported by police as they search for her attacker.
Officers were made aware of the incident at around 10.20am on Saturday.
The rape is believed to have happened in the early hours of Saturday, December 13, where a woman was approached in the Cambridge Avenue and Oxford Street area of Whitley Bay.
She has been forced to the ground and raped.
The man is described as being in his 30s, stocky build, over 6ft tall, bald head with a little bit of hair and dark eyes.
He is believed to have been wearing a grey-white shirt.
Northumbria Police Supt Richie Jackson said:
"We are currently investigating this incident and providing the victim with specialist support."
"We appeal for anyone who may have been in the area at the time or has any information to contact police."
"We do have extra officers on patrol in the area carrying out enquiries and providing reassurance."
Police have confirmed the deaths of Courtney Boyle, 19, and her mother's partner Philip Tron, 32 in Monday's attack
A teenage couple killed in the Manchester Arena bombing "wanted to be together forever and now they are''
The family of 4 people from the North East are appealing for them to get in contact after a suicide bomb at Manchester Arena
Most Viewed Pictures On Heart
Recently Played Tracks
To listen live, choose your preferred station:
Now playing: The best feel good music
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.