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Gardaí issue photofit in search for Ballymount Park attacker

The man pictured is sought by gardaí in connection with the assault of a woman on 30 May while she was walking in the park.

A photofit of the man suspected of attacking a woman in Ballymount Park on 30 May 2011.
A photofit of the man suspected of attacking a woman in Ballymount Park on 30 May 2011.
Image: Garda Press Office

GARDAÍ HAVE ISSUED a photofit of a man suspected of the serious assault of a woman in May.

The woman, who is in her 30′s, was assaulted at Ballymount Park, Dublin 24 on Monday 30 May 2011 and this week gardaí released a photofit of the suspect (right).

Gardaí at Clondalkin garda station are appealing to the public for information on the assault.

On 30 May at approximately 11.45am a woman was approached and assaulted by a lone male while out walking in Ballymount Park.

Following a struggle, the man escaped on foot in the direction of the M50.

The woman had to be taken by ambulance to Tallaght Hospital where she was treated for her injuries.

The man is described as approximately 30 years of age, of average height and build, with short dark hair and wearing a black leather jacket.

Gardai are appealing, in particular, to motorists travelling on the M50 between Junction 10 Ballymount and Junction 9 Red Cow between 10.30am and 12.30pm on 30 May 2011 and who may have noticed a male fitting the above description to contact them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Clondalkin Garda Station on 01 6667600, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any garda station.

Gardaí continue to investigate and appeal for information on the incident, and featured the photofit on this week’s edition of Crimecall.

Advice and information on personal safety is available on the Crime Prevention section of the Garda website.

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