Northern Ireland

Man released after alleged rape in Twinbrook

The man was raped in an alleyway in Twinbrook
Image caption The incident is said to have happened in an alleyway in Twinbrook

A man arrested following an alleged rape in west Belfast on Saturday has been released on bail.

A 26-year-old man told police he was walking in the Aspen Walk area of Twinbrook when he was approached by a stranger and forced into an alleyway.

He said a group of men then held him down while he was sexually assaulted.

The arrested man and other witnesses have denied that a rape occurred. Police are still investigating the incident.

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