Arrests after Belfast sexual assaults

 

Two men have been arrested in connection with separate sexual assaults in Belfast yesterday.

A man has been arrested as part of the investigation of the rape of a woman along the Albertbridge Road in Belfast in the early hours of yesterday morning.

The woman was approached by a man who appeared to come from the direction of the Ravenhill Road. She was struck and dragged into an alleyway in the Short Strand area where she was attacked.

Separately, a man in his twenties has been arrested after a woman who was sharing a car with a man was sexually assaulted near the Harbour estate area.