Woman sexually assaulted by number of men in town park in North

Woman sexually assaulted by number of men in town park in North

LATEST: Detectives in the North investigating a serious sexual assault on a young woman in the vicinity of Londonderry Park on the Portaferry Road in Newtownards early this morning have made further arrests.

Two men aged 19 and 18, have been arrested on suspicion of rape.

EARLIER:

A 28-year-old man been arrested on suspicion of rape after a young woman was sexually assaulted by a number of men in Newtownards, Co Down.

The PSNI is investigating the incident which happened in Londonderry Park on the Portaferry Road early today.

At around 6.25am, the woman reported that she had been assaulted by a number of men in the vicinity of the park a short time earlier.

A 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of rape and remains in police custody.

Detective Sergeant Lennon is appealing to anyone who was in the vicinity of Londonderry Park or Portaferry Road early this morning and who witnessed this incident, or anyone who has information that could assist police with their inquiries, to contact detectives in Newtownards.

Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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