16/09/2019

Three Men Arrested Over 'Serious Sexual Assault' In Newtownards

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of rape after a serious sexual assault in Newtownards over the weekend.

A young woman reported being assaulted by a number of men near Londonderry Park on the Portaferry Road in the early hours of Sunday morning, 15 September.

The incident was reported at around 6.25am.
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The men, aged 29, 18 and 19, have since been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone who has information that could assist them with their enquiries to contact detectives in Newtownards on 101, quoting reference 554 15/09/19. 

Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.

(CM/MH)

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