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Appeal over serious sexual assault on teenage girl

A 19-year-old woman suffered a serious sexual assault in the early hours of Saturday 20 July in Newcastle, Co Down.

File image of the Downs Road/Beach Avenue area where the attack happened.
File image of the Downs Road/Beach Avenue area where the attack happened.
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POLICE IN NEWCASTLE, Co Down, are appealing to the public for information about the serious sexual assault of a teenager last weekend.

A 19-year-old woman suffered a serious sexual assault in the early hours of Saturday 20 July in the Down Road/Beach Avenue area.

Officers are seeking assistance in identifying a male seen in the area at the time. He is believed to be aged in his late teens, about 5ft 10ins tall and of medium build. He had medium-length hair and was wearing dark blue jeans and a light-coloured T-shirt.

Anyone who was in the area and has information about the incident, or the male, is asked to call the Rape Crime Unit on 028 9070 0305. Information can also be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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