Serious sexual assault: Police appeal for witness to come forward

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Police officers investigating a serious sexual assault in Newtownabbey on Friday, March 4 have appealed for a female dog walker who helped the victim to contact them.

Police haven’t yet released details of exactly where in Newtownabbey the incident took place.

Detective Sergeant Gary Chambers said: “Police would like to speak to a woman who was out walking her dog and who assisted the injured party and conveyed her home.

“I would urge this woman to come forward as she may be able to assist us with our enquiries.”

Detectives can be contacted at Ladas Drive on 028 9070 0305. Information can also be passed on anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

There are no further details at this time.