Northern Ireland

Man forced into alleyway and raped in Twinbrook

A man has allegedly been raped in west Belfast in the early hours of Friday.

The 26-year-old was walking in the Aspen Walk area of Twinbrook.

It is believed he was forced into an alleyway by a group of men and held down as one of them sexually assaulted him.

Police are appealing for anyone in the area between 23:00 GMT on Thursday and 02:00 GMT on Friday to contact them.