Doctor arrested for sexual assault of patients

A Newcastle specialist has been charged with sexually assaulting women patients over a 10-year period.

The 63-year-old was arrested on Thursday morning and taken to Newcastle police station where he was charged with two counts of sexual assault, four counts of indecent assault and committing an at of indecency.

The incidents took place during consultations in his surgery on Watt Street between 2003 and 2012, police