Woman seriously assaulted in Belfast city centre


A 26 year-old woman was assaulted by a man who was accompanied by two other males in Belfast city centre on Saturday.

The incident, described by police as a “serious assault”, took place in Arthur Lane shortly after midnight.

The man is thought to be aged in his early 20s, had blond hair and was wearing a blue hooded top.

Police have appealed for anyone who was in the Arthur Lane/Upper Arthur Street or Patterson’s Place area to contact them.