Appeal for witnesses following assault of woman in Balbriggan

by Rachel Darcy

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses in connection with an alleged assault which occurred on the Bath Road in Balbriggan, Co.Dublin on Friday, January 15.

The assault took place at approximately 6.10pm, and a woman in her 20s suffered a minor injury.

In a statement, Gardai said: “The woman was walking through a tunnel which is adjacent to a sports pitch in the area, when she was approached from behind by three male youths.  

“She was pushed to the ground and kicked a number of times. One of the males is believed to have used a blade during the incident, cutting through some of the woman’s clothing and inflicting a minor wound on her leg.

“No arrests have been made and investigations ongoing.”

Gardaí are asking for anyone who may have information and who was in the Bath Road area of Balbriggan between 6pm – 6.20pm to contact Balbriggan Garda Station 01 802 0510 , The Garda Confidential Line at 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.  

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