Teenage girl sexually assaulted in Cahir

Gardai arrested a man in connection with a sexual assault on a teenage girl in Cahir last week.

Gardai arrested a man in connection with a sexual assault on a teenage girl in Cahir last week.

The man, aged in his late 20s, was arrested on Sunday shortly after the crime was reported to gardai.

The girl who was aged in her late teens, was sexually assaulted at a premises in Cahir town in the early hours of Sunday morning.

A spokesman for Cahir Garda Station said the Garda Scenes of Crimes Unit preserved the scene of the alleged sex assault for forensic examination and the victim was taken to University Hospital Waterford.

The Garda spokesman said the man arrested in connection with the crime was released from custody after being questioned. A file is now being prepared for submission to the DPP and the Gardai are awaiting the results of forensic tests.