Gardai appeal for witness to assault of teens in Blanchardstown

by Rachel Darcy

Gardaí in Blanchardstown are appealing to the public for witnesses in relation to an incident of robbery and assault of two boys on Sunday.

The two boys (18 years) were assaulted at Porterstown Park, Porterstown Road, beside St. Mochta’s Church.

The two boys were assaulted and robbed of property at approximately 4.30a.m. in the park and investigations are ongoing.

Gardaí at Blanchardstown Garda station are appealing for any witnesses, or for any person with information on this assault and robbery to come forward.

Gardaí are also appealing to any individuals who were in the Porterstown Park, Porterstown Road area from 2am – 5am on the morning of Sunday, October 18 to come forward.

Gardaí are also asking any motorists, including taxis, who may have dash cam footage of the area during this time, to make it available. Gardaí are anxious to identify a dark, hatchback car which was parked outside the Porterstown Park car park.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Blanchardstown Road Garda Station on 01 666 7013, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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