Northern Ireland

Woman, 18, raped in Newtownards

market street, newtownards
Image caption The woman was attacked in Market Street in Newtownards

An 18-year-old woman has been raped in the County Down town of Newtownards.

She was approached by a man in Market Street around 0030 BST on Sunday.

Police believe a number of people were in the area at the time and may be able to provide vital information.

They want to speak to anyone who was in the Market Street or Castle Street area between 0030 BST and 0100 BST on Sunday, to contact the rape crime unit on 028 90 700305 or 0845 6008000.