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Alleged sexual assault in Ormeau Park investigated

Category: Northern Ireland

Published: 11th May 2011 18:20:20

Police are investigating the alleged sexual assault of a woman by a gang of men in south Belfast.

It is alleged the assault took place in Ormeau Park around 2145 BST on Tuesday.

Police have appealed for information.

They are particularly keen to speak to a man who was walking his dogs in the park around 1900 BST and raised concerns to a woman about the safety of another woman in the park.

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