Gardai investigating report of alleged sexual assault in Sligo town

Gardaí are investigating an alleged sexual assault that is reported to have occurred in the early hours of this morning in Sligo Town.

A man was arrested and has been detained at Ballymote Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

A grassy area along the bank of the Garavogue River, at the junction of Markievicz Road and Hughes Bridge, has been cordoned off and is being examined by gardai.