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Four men arrested over historical child sex abuse

Police are investigating allegations of historical child abuse. Credit: Presseye

Four men have been arrested by the PSNI Public Protection Branch in connection with an investigation into allegations of serious historical sexual child abuse in County Down.

Three of the men - aged 70, 55 and 54 - were arrested in the Newtownards, Lisburn and Newcastle areas on Monday.

A fourth man, aged 52, was arrested in the Downpatrick area.

The men have all been taken to Antrim Police Station for questioning.