25-year-old man has appeared in Court charged with a serious sexual assault and causing grievous bodily harm on a TWO WEEK OLD CHILD!

A 25-year-old man – charged with rape and grievous bodily harm in connection to the alleged attack on September 29 – is currently in custody on remand at Maghaberry Prison after a hearing at Armagh Magistrates Court on Tuesday. The accused, who remained impassive throughout the short hearing at which no application for bail was made.

The baby, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is from the Annalong area of County Down, reports claim. 

The accused, whose name cannot be reported due to the right to anonymity the baby victim has as a legal right to, was remanded into custody at Maghaberry prison and is due to appear before Newry Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, 10 October.