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Woman sexually assaulted in broad daylight while walking her dog

Detective inspector Lynne Knox of the PSNI Rape Crime Unit said the attacker escaped on a bike.

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POLICE IN DUNGANNON are appealing for information after a woman was sexually assaulted while walking her dog.

The woman was attacked yesterday in the Peatlands Park area of the town at around 2.45pm.

Detective inspector Lynne Knox of the PSNI Rape Crime Unit said the attacker escaped on a bike.

“We is described as being approximately 6’ tall, aged in his 20’s, clean shaven, with a chubby face, and droopy eyes.

“He was wearing all black clothing, a high visibility jacket and a cycling helmet.”

Inspector Knox continued:

This was an appalling attack and police are pursuing all investigative lines of enquiry and I would appeal to anyone who may have witnessed this assault or observed anything suspicious to contact Detectives at the Rape Crime Unit on the non-emergency number 101.

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“Alternatively, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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