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Gardai appeal to witness after woman is assaulted in Dublin

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Gardaí at Raheny Garda station are investigating
Gardaí at Raheny Garda station are investigating

Gardaí at Raheny Garda station are investigating an alleged assault on a woman in her 20s.

The alleged incident took place on James Larkin Road, Raheny between the junctions of the causeway Dollymount Beach and Howth Road known locally as the black banks, on Tuesday May 3 between 1.30 and 2.30 am.

The woman was walking towards Howth Road when a man grabbed her and pulled her to the ground.  A passing motorist came to the woman’s assistance and the suspected offender ran off.

The suspect offender is described as 45-50 years, short with black hair, wearing dark tracksuit bottoms with white stripes on the legs; he spoke with a Dublin accent.

The motorist, a middle aged man, who came to the woman’s assistance dropped her at her home in Kilbarrack but did not give his name or contact details.

Gardaí would like to speak with this man who came to the woman’s assistance or anyone who was in the area or who may have witnessed the assault.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Raheny Garda Station on 01 666 4300 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.