Gardaí investigating alleged rape involving two young children

Gardaí say they are investigating an alleged serious sexual assault in Laois

Gardaí investigating alleged rape involving two young children

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Gardaí in County Laois are investigating an alleged serious sexual assault that happened on Easter Sunday.

It follows numerous reports that a nine-year old girl was raped by an 11-year old boy.

The Daily Star reports that the alarm was raised by a passerby who brought the child to safety and reported the incident to Gardaí.

A Garda spokesperson said no further details are currently available.

Investigations are ongoing.