Young woman sexually assaulted in Belfast city centre

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By David Hunter

Police are investigating a serious sexual assault on an 18 year old woman in Belfast City Centre. 

She reported being attacked in the Gloucster Street area at around 2am on Saturday, April 8th. 

Detectives from the PSNI Rape Crime Unit say a young man may be able to assist the investigation. 

He's decribed as being around 19 years old, 5' 7" in height and was thin with short dark hair.

Detective Inspector Zoe McKee said: "We are keen to identify and speak to a male we believe may be able to assist us with our enquires.

"He is described as around 19 years old, 5' 7" tall, thin, clean shaven with short dark hair.

"We are also appealing for witnesses and would like to hear from anyone who was in the area during the early hours of Saturday 8 April and who may have witnessed a distressed female or anything else unusual."

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