Belfast city centre male rape claim investigated

Police at scene The alleged attack took place in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Police are investigating the alleged rape of a 23-year-old man in Belfast city centre on Wednesday morning.

The alleged attack happened in the Donegall Street/York Street area close to the Belfast campus of the University of Ulster shortly before 02:00 BST.

The attacker was described as being 5ft 9inches tall, with black hair. He was wearing a blue jumper and blue jeans and was carrying a navy shoulder bag.

Police have urged anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them.

Detectives at the Rape Crime Unit can be contacted on 028 90 700305.

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