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Tuesday 26 September 2017

Gardai probe alleged sexual assault on student making her way home from night out

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Ian Begley

GARDAI are investigating an alleged sexual assault on a female student.

Gardai in Athlone, Westmeath are investigating the incident in the early hours of Thursday, September 29 as the young woman was making her way home from a student night out. 

The student is understood to have been confronted near the Athlone Institute of Technology campus

She reported the incident to the gardai and was then brought to the sexual assault unit at the Rotunda Hospital. 

Gardai confirmed to independent.ie that an investigation has been launched in connection to the alleged attack. 

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