Northern Ireland

Man arrested after teenage girl raped in Newtownards

A 23-year-old man has been arrested after a 17-year-old girl was raped in the early hours of Saturday morning in Newtownards, County Down.

It happened at Victoria Avenue shortly before 04:30 BST.

She was approached by a man, who dragged her into an alleyway, and attacked her.

Police have appealed for anyone with information to contact them.