Police appeal following sexual assault

Police are continuing to appeal for information after a woman was sexually assaulted during a robbery at her home in Co Down.

The attack took place at around 5.30am on Friday when two intruders broke into the woman's home in Bangor.

The two men tied her husband up before taking her downstairs and subjecting her, to what police described, as a "serious sexual assault".

One of the men is believed to be in his 30's, about 5'7" in height with short wavy hair. The other man is said to be in his early 20's with a curtains' hairstyle.

The men subsequently escaped with a sum of money.


Related Northern Ireland News Stories
Click here for the latest headlines.

09 February 2011
Afghanistan Veteran On Rape Charge
A bomb-blasted former soldier has appeared in court in Belfast charged with rape and false imprisonment. Gerald Verner, 23, of Forthriver Park, who was deafened by a bomb in Afghanistan, is also accused of inflicting grievous bodily harm, sexual assault and threats to kill against the same woman.
06 May 2003
Guns stolen in Co Antrim assault
Police are appealing for information after a gang assaulted a man and stole his guns in Co Antrim. The masked men forced their way into the man's home in Burnbrae in Bushmills at around 1.30am on Tuesday morning. They hit the man before tying his hands behind his back and escaping with three guns.
28 August 2006
Two arrested over County Londonderry rape
Police in County Londonderry have arrested two men in connection with a serious sexual assault at the weekend. The victim, a 25-year-old woman, was found in a distressed condition in a lane leading to a caravan park in Ballyronan, close to the shores of Lough Neagh at around 4.30am on Sunday.
30 July 2002
Two men sought following 'serious sexual assault'
Detectives are seeking two men in relation to a serious sexual assault on a woman in the Newtownabbey area on Sunday morning. The incident happened near the Monkstown Social Club in the Cloyne Crescent area between 3am and 3.30am. The 36-year-old-victim was confronted by two men as she walked home.
20 September 2018
Six Men Arrested Over Serious Sexual Assault
Six men have been arrested in connection with a serious sexual assault in south Belfast. The attack is believed to have happened in the early hours of Wednesday morning, 19 September. An investigation has launched and the suspects are helping the PSNI with their enquiries.