Halloween sex attack

A teenage girl in Derry has been subjected to an alleged serious sexual assault by an attacker wearing a blood spattered Scream mask.

A PSNI spokesman says the attack occurred shortly before 1am in the Edenmore Street and Northland Road area of the city.

“The male is described as being dressed in black and wearing a scream mask with blood over the face,” he says.

Police would like to speak with anyone who saw anything suspicious in the Edenmore Street and Northland Road area and, in particular, would wish to speak to the female driver of a dark coloured car who gave the teenage girl a lift following the incident.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the PSNI Rape Crime Unit on 02825667214. Or, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.