14/10/2019

Appeal As Woman Sexually Assaulted In Omagh

Police are investigating a serious sexual assault on a woman in Omagh.

The victim, aged her twenties, was walking in the Fairmont Cottages area of the town shortly before 3.05am on Sunday morning, 13 October, when she was dragged into an alleyway by an unknown male.

The attacker sexually assaulted the woman beside Eastview Terrace, before making off when he was disturbed by a passer by.
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Detective Sergeant Jarleth Lennon said: "This was a horrific experience for the victim, who has understandably been left deeply traumatised."

Police are appealing to the passerby to get in touch and assist with their enquiries.

Any members of the public who were in the area and saw what happened, or who have information that could assist the investigation are urged to contact detectives on 101, quoting reference number 323 of 13/10/10.

Details can also be provided anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.



(JG/CM)

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