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Woman subjected to 'series of serious sexual assaults' in Cookstown attack

The men made off toward Burn Road.
The men made off toward Burn Road.

A woman was subjected to a "series of serious sexual assaults" in an attack in Cookstown, police said.

The victim was left badly shaken but not physically injured.

Two men approached the woman in Monkey Lane at 2am on Saturday morning.

Detective Sergeant Olphert said: “The two males are reported to have carried out a series of serious sexual assaults on the female. CCTV enquiries in the area show that the two males then left the area towards Burn Road. The woman was left badly shaken but not physically injured

“Enquiries are continuing and we would appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident or who observed two men and a woman in the Monkey Lane/Central Avenue at this time to contact detectives on 101, quoting reference number 343 13/7/19.

"Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”

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