Northern Ireland

Girl, 16, raped in west Belfast

Police are appealing for information over the rape of a 16-year-old girl in north Belfast on Friday.

The girl was walking in the Downfine and Norglen Gardens area at about 0010 BST when she was assaulted by a man, who was about 40 years old.

He is described as approximately 5ft 8ins in height, of medium build and with thick black eyebrows.

He spoke with a Belfast accent and was wearing a black hooded fleece, black jeans, black hat and white shoes.