Northern Ireland

Youth charged with Ballymena rape

A teenager has been charged with raping a woman in Ballymena.

The 17-year-old was arrested on Tuesday by detectives from the PSNI's public protection unit in Coleraine.

The charge is in connection with an incident which occurred in the Ballymena area on Saturday night.

The teenager is due to appear at Coleraine Magistrates Court on Wednesday morning.