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26/10/2021

Gardaí investigate alleged sexual assault of woman in Longford

Gardaí investigate alleged sexual assault of woman in Longford

Gardaí investigate alleged sexual assault of woman in Longford

Gardaí are investigating an alleged serious sexual assault of a woman in Longford town last night.

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The alleged incident took place at around 7pm.

The victim, who is aged in her late 30s, made a complaint to gardai soon after the alleged incident is believed to have occurred.

Gardai sealed off a house earlier today as forensic experts carried out an examination of the scene.

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No arrests have yet been made, though it is understood a man in his 30s, accompanied by a male acquaintance presented at Longford Garda Station today to give a voluntary statement.

Gardaí have confirmed this evening that an investigation has been launched and that enquiries are ongoing.

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