‘Serious sexual assault’ in west Belfast

Published Sunday, 12 May 2013
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Police are investigating an allegation of a serious sexual assault on a young teenage girl in west Belfast.

‘Serious sexual assault’ in west Belfast
Police have appealed for information. (© UTV)

The alleged incident happened in the Laurel Glen area at the Stewartstown Road on Saturday night.

Police would like to speak with anyone who noticed any unusual activity in the area.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at Rape Crime Unit Ladas Drive on 0845 600 8000.

Or information can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

© UTV News
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11 Comments
Jane Crawford in Northern Ireland wrote (535 days ago):
It is quite obvious by previous comments that no one is bothered about the CRIME as they are too busy worrying about the location. Another poor victim of the oldest crime known to man.
Postcode Pete in On the border wrote (536 days ago):
Its the same when anything newsworthy happens in Newtownabbey, the media call it "North Belfast" blah blah blah... Lazy journalism?
Paul in Got A Map wrote (536 days ago):
Yes it does matter, seems that every negative news article in that area its called "west Belfast" ifs its positive news its "Lisburn". Your arguement does not retain water my friend, as you said its serviced by Lisburn council, small hint in the name there!
Ciaran in Belfast wrote (536 days ago):
Paul on the addresses it says Belfast NOT Lisburn you look at the address of the laurel glen its Belfastthe people vote west Belfast but what has this got to do with a young girl being raped hope the girl is ok by the way.
john collins in belfast wrote (536 days ago):
throw them in prison for a long time but maybe that would be against their human rights
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