Three men arrested following 'serious sexual assault' in Co. Down
The incident occurred in the early hours of this morning.
Three arrests have been made following a serious sexual assault on a woman in Co. Down.
Detectives in Northern Ireland today arrested one 28-year-old man, a 19-year-old man, and an 18-year-old man on suspicion of rape.
A young woman told police at around 6.25am this morning that she had been attacked by a number of men in the vicinity of Londonderry Park on the Portaferry Road, Newtownards.
The PSNI is appealing to anyone who was in the vicinity of Londonderry Park or Portaferry Road early this morning, and who may have witnessed the incident, to contact detectives in Newtownards on 101, quoting reference 554 15/09/19.
Anybody with information can alternatively contact independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Detectives investigating a serious sexual assault on a young female in Newtownards early this morning have made further arrests. Two males, aged 19 and 18, have been arrested on suspicion of rape. A 28 year old male arrested earlier today remains in police custody at this time.
— Police Service NI (@PoliceServiceNI) September 15, 2019