Gardai in Letterkenny have confirmed that a man has been arrested in relation to an alleged rape in the town almost eight weeks ago.
The man was arrested yesterday and later released.
In a statement issued this evening, gardai said: "Gardaí commenced an investigation following a report of a rape at an apartment complex in Letterkenny on 23rd October 2016. Following an exhaustive investigation, Gardaí arrested a male in his 20’s on 13th December 2016. He was detained for approximately 24 hours and has been released pending a file being sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions. Gardaí would like to take this opportunity to thank the public for their assistance in this investigation."