‘Woman’, 26, appears in court charged with raping man twice.’ I thought this was a traffic-stopper of a news story, too. How did that work, I wondered.
Details, though, were oddly scant. All there was to know was that a Katie Brannen, 26, of South Shields, Tyne and Wear, allegedly carried out the attacks in January. She was granted bail, had to observe a curfew and was not allowed to enter licensed premises, and that’s all.