THE brutal rape of a 15-year-old schoolgirl in a north Kerry town late on Friday night is under investigation by the gardaí.
It was reported to the gardaí that a 15-year-old girl was subjected to a brutal rape in a secluded area close to the centre of a north Kerry town late on Friday night.
Gardaí say they are now following a definite line of inquiry in the investigation.
The girl was taken to the Sexual Assault Treatment Unit at Cork University Hospital following her terrifying ordeal where she was examined and received full medical attention.
Gardaí in north Kerry say they are taking the matter very seriously and are following a definite line of inquiry into the matter. "We're following a definite line of inquiry in our investigation and a file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions on the matter," a spokesperson for the gardaí told The Kerryman.