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Rape Crime Unit

Police want to speak to 19-year-old after teenage girl sexually assaulted in Belfast city centre

The PSNI Rape Crime Unit are investigating the reported assault.

THE PSNI RAPE Crime Unit are investigating a report of an 18-year-old woman being sexually assaulted in Belfast city centre.

It’s understood the assault took place in the Gloucester Street area on Saturday 8 April at around 2am.

Detectives want to speak to a 19-year-old man who they believe can assist them with the investigation. Detective Inspector Zoe McKee said:

We are keen to identify and speak to a male we believe may be able to assist us with our enquires. He is described as around 19 years old, 5′ 7″ tall, thin, clean shaven with short dark hair.

“We are also appealing for witnesses and would like to hear from anyone who was in the area during the early hours of Saturday 8 April and who may have witnessed a distressed female or anything else unusual. RCU detectives can be contacted at Ladas Drive by calling 101, quoting reference 191 08/04/17.”

If someone would prefer to provide information without giving their name they can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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