Gardaí issue renewed appeal for witnesses in relation to recent sexual assault in Dublin 1 month ago

Gardaí issue renewed appeal for witnesses in relation to recent sexual assault in Dublin

The assault occurred in early hours of Sunday morning, 9 December.

Gardaí in Irishtown in Dublin are renewing their appeal for witnesses in relation to an investigation of an alleged sexual assault on a woman in the early hours of Sunday morning, 9 December.

The victim was brought from Serpentine Avenue through the city centre to Emmet Street in a white taxi, where Gardaí believe it was parked on Emmet Street between 2am and 3am.

The man is described as between 27 to 35 years old, with short black hair. The man has a beard and was wearing glasses and a short-sleeved shirt.

Gardaí wish to make contact with any persons in the Shelbourne Road or Serpentine Avenue area between 12.45am and 2am to come forward and also in the Emmet Street area of Dublin 1 from 2am to 3am to contact them. Gardaí have also encouraged any motorists who were in these areas and have dash cam in their vehicles to check their footage and contact investigating Gardaí.

Gardaí are also appealing to any persons who may have travelled in a white taxi in the early hours of Sunday morning to contact them at Irishtown Garda station on 01 - 6669600, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or at any Garda station.

An Garda Síochána have also released an image of the white taxi and an image using EVOFIT (facial recognition system) of the man who is the subject of the investigation, which can be seen below.

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