Teenager Raped In Hamilton Laneway

She struggled free and told friends..

19 November 2017

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A woman has allegedly been raped while walking through a laneway in Hamilton.

It's claimed the 19 year old was grabbed from behind by a stranger and sexually assaulted in the laneway off Cleary Street at around 3:20 Sunday morning.

She managed to struggle free and tell her friends.

Newcastle Police launched an investigation and tracked down a 45 year old man at a home in Alexander Street, Wallsend on Sunday afternoon.

He's been charged with sexual intercourse without consent and will front Newcastle Local Court today.

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