Teenage girl sexually assaulted in park during Rose of Tralee festival

The assault occurred on Wednesday night in Tralee Town Park
Teenage girl sexually assaulted in park during Rose of Tralee festival

Gardaí are investigating an alleged serious sexual assault of a teenager girl during the Rose of Tralee festival in Co Kerry.

The incident is understood to have happened in a secluded area of Tralee Town Park in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

It is believed the 17-year-old girl had just left friends when she was attacked in the park while alone.

Investigating officers are hoping that CCTV cameras in the area surrounding the park may have captured the attacker.

Gardaí said investigations into the matter are ongoing adding that no further information was being made available at this time.

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