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Serious sexual assault on young woman in Northern Ireland

Published 16/06/2016

Police are investigating after a serious sexual assault in Limavady
Police are investigating after a serious sexual assault in Limavady

A woman has been seriously sexually assaulted in Co Londonderry.

The 21-year-old was attacked by a man between 12.30 and 1am on June 5 while walking along the Blackburn Path in Limavady.

Detective Inspector Lynne Knox said: “This young woman has been through a traumatic ordeal and we are keen to trace anyone who can assist our investigation in any way.

“The suspect is described as around 30 to 35-years-old with a local accent, 6’ 1” tall with black hair and a short dark beard.

"I would appeal to anyone who saw a man matching this description in the Blackburn Path or Main Street areas around the time of this assault, to contact police on 101.

“Alternatively, information can be given anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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