A two-week-old baby is in a serious condition after allegedly being raped in Belfast.

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

A 25-year-old man has been charged with rape and grievous bodily harm, as the baby is in intensive care at the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children.

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