Northern Ireland

Man, 23, faces Larne child rape charges

Scales of justice statue

A 23-year-old man is to appear in court charged with raping a child.

It is believed the charges relate to a serious sexual assault in the Larne area on Tuesday.

The man is charged with rape and sexual assault, as well as a number of other offences.

He is due to appear before Larne Magistrates Court on Friday.