Gardaí probe rape claim
GARDAÍ in Tralee say an investigation into a rape alleged to have occured in the town a fortnight ago is at ‘an advanced stage’.
The female victim - who is understood to be a third-level student in Tralee – was examined at the Sexual Assault Treatment Unit in Cork in the immediate aftermath of the incident.
Gardaí have already examined extensive CCTV footage in the course of their investigation. A senior garda source confirmed that a number of people were interviewed this week in connection with the alleged incident. They described the garda probe as being at ‘an advanced stage’.