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Man (20) arrested in connection with alleged sexual assault bailed pending further enquiries

A 20-year-old man who was arrested in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a teenage girl has been been bailed pending further enquiries
Marie Louise McConville

A 20-year-old man arrested in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a teenage girl has been been bailed pending further enquiries.

The assault is believed to have happened during a large social event on Saturday, August 6 just before midnight on the Ballinteer Road in the Macosquin area of Coleraine.

Detective Sergeant Tracy McDonald said: "Enquiries remain ongoing. We are keen to speak with two males. A 17-year-old male, approximately 5ft 4in, with brown hair, wearing a red shirt and a male, approximately 18-years-old with blonde hair, who may have information relating to this incident.

We are appealing to anyone who was in attendance at this event, and has information which may help our investigation to contact Police on 101, quoting reference number 1213 of 07/08/22."

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