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Saturday 18 November 2017

Arrest made in rape probe

GARDAI investigating the brutal rape of a 14-year-old girl last weekend have arrested a man.

The teenager was attacked in the River Valley Park, south of Swords town centre in Dublin, on Saturday. It is understood she was on her own when her attacker struck.

Investigating officers yesterday arrested a 22-year-old man in connection with the attack. He remains in custody at Swords garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

The attack happened at about 2.30pm in an area known locally as 'The Jacko'.

Irish Independent

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