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Man arrested in connection with alleged sexual assault on teenager

The man is being held in Balbriggan Garda Station.

Balbriggan, north Dublin.
Balbriggan, north Dublin.
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GARDAÍ IN THE Balbriggan area of north Dublin have arrested a man in his 20s in connection with an alleged sexual assault on a teenage girl this week.

It’s reported to have happened on Wednesday and the man was arrested today.

A Garda spokesperson said the girl concerned was a minor, and confirmed the investigation was ongoing.

The man was arrested in the Balbriggan area today is being held in Balbriggan Garda Station under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, where he can be held for 24 hours.

(Updated at 5.15pm).

Additional reporting by Daragh Brophy

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