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Police investigate after woman raped in Lurgan layby

A woman has been raped in a layby in the Lurgan area, police have said.

The serious sexual assault took place on the Tannaghmore North Road in Co Armagh at around 6.30pm on Thursday.

Police say the assailant is described as being aged between 30 to 40 years-old, with a beard.

He was over 5’5” tall and was wearing a dark hoody and dark trousers.

He spoke with a local Lurgan accent.

The PSNI has appealed for anyone who may have witnessed this incident or anyone who has information to contact them at the Rape Crime Unit on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 452 03/01/17.

Alternatively, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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