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Gardai launch investigation into alleged rape of teen at underage disco

Gardai launch investigation into alleged rape of teen at underage disco

AN investigation is underway into the alleged rape of a teenage girl after a disco in Co Leitrim.

Gardaí have confirmed that an investigation is ongoing into an assault on a juvenile after an event in Carrick-on-Shannon on Friday, July 28.

The Irish Daily Star is reporting that the youngster was attacked by two men after leaving the Cartown venue.

The victim is said to have confided in her friend in the aftermath of the attack, who told her own parents and whose mother immediately contacted gardaí.

Gardaí at Carrick-on-Shannon are leading investigations and anyone with information has been asked to contact them or the garda confidential line.