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Girl victim of town sex assault
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Police are investigating an allegation that a 17-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in County Down.

The teenager was the victim of a serious sexual assault on Friday at about 2330 GMT in the Greencastle Street area of Kilkeel.

Police said she was attacked by a man in his late teens, described as being 5ft 10ins, of thin build and with short brown hair.

Detectives in Newry have appealed for information.





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