31/08/2007

Barman Denies Raping Woman

A 21-year-old barman has appeared at Belfast Magistrates Court charged with the rape of a 20-year-old woman in the University area of south Belfast.

Conor Magee, from Dunblane Avenue in the city, denies the charge.

Police were informed of the alleged rape in the early hours of Thursday morning.

The woman was attacked in Canterbury Street on Thursday and Mr Magee was granted bail under the condition he does not enter Shaftesbury Square or Botanic Avenue and does not contact the woman involved.

(SB/SP)

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