Man arrested in connection with serious assault on young woman

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A young man has been arrested in connection with a serious assault on a woman in Galway City two weeks ago.

A young woman is understood ot have been the victim of a serious sexual assault on the night of Saturday, August 7 around midnight.

The attack occurred in the area of Woodquay and the Headford Road.

A number of detectives are understood to have been investigating since, including going over cctv footage from the area.

A man in his late teens has now been arrested today in connection with the attack.

The male is currently detained at North Western Regional Headquarters under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.