Saturday 1 October 2016

Woman walking along bypass is dragged into car and raped

Police investigate report

Published 15/03/2016 | 06:35

The PSNI have appealed for information
The PSNI have appealed for information

A woman has been raped in Belfast after a man dragged her into a car as she walked along a busy road in the east of the city.

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The PSNI say the woman was attacked on the Sydenham Bypass on Saturday night between 10pm and 11pm.

The man approached the woman who was walking along the route towards Holywood between Dee Street and George Best Belfast City Airport.

The woman managed to get out of the car following the attack.

The man, who was driving a dark coloured car, then made off along the bypass in the direction of Holywood.

He was described as being aged in his 30s and was wearing a dark coloured hooded top with the hood up.

Detectives are now investigating the report of the serious sexual assault.

Belfast Telegraph

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