Gardaí seeking witnesses to alleged sexual assault in Dublin 1 month ago

Gardaí seeking witnesses to alleged sexual assault in Dublin

Gardaí are seeking witnesses after a woman reported a sexual assault that took place in South Dublin in the early hours of Sunday morning (9 December).

According to a spokesperson for An Garda Síochána, the incident is believed to have occurred in the vicinity of Shelbourne Road, Ballsbridge, Merrion Road, Serpentine Avenue areas of Dublin 4.

The injured party describes the male suspect as being "in his late twenties or early thirties, with a short beard, glasses, short dark hair and a short sleeved shirt." The injured party was wearing a long black dress and the incident occurred in a car. The type of car in question has not been specified by the Gardaí.

Specifically, Gardaí have asked for the following assistance from the public:

  • Any persons who noticed anything suspicious in the following areas between 00.43hrs and 02.14hrs on Sunday the 9th of December 2018, Shelbourne Road, Ballsbridge, Merrion Road & Serpentine Avenue, Dublin 4.
  • Any persons who noticed anything suspicious in the Mountjoy Square area of Dublin 1 between 02.14hrs and 03.44hrs on the 9th of December 2018.
  • Any motorists with ‘dashcam’ footage relating to the above times and locations.
  • Any other information that may assist the investigation.

Witnesses or any person who can assist are asked to contact Gardai in Irishtown Garda station on 01 6669600, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.