Teenager charged with sexual assault in Northumberland

News from Northumbria Police
News from Northumbria Police

Police investigating a sexual assault in Northumberland have charged a teenager.

The incident happened in Ashington, between approximately 6am and 6.30am, on Saturday, October 7.

Rhyss Laws, 19, of Storey Crescent, in Newbiggin by the Sea, has been charged with two counts of sexual assault and a section 47 assault.

He is due to appear at South East Northumberland Magistrates’ Court, in Bedlington, today.